By A Special Correspondent.
26th March, 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in Adamawa says it has received the court order restraining the Commission from conduct of this Saturday Governorship Supplementary election in the state.
The State Resident Electoral Commissioner Barrister Kassim Gana Gaidam Confirmed this to newsmen during a press briefing held at the Conference Hall of State INEC Headquarters in Yola Wednesday.
Barrister Gaidam said the commission will comply with the court order and it will be fully represented by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria at the State High Court in Yola tomorrow Thursday.
He added that hence forth INEC will not conduct the Governorship Supplementary election in Adamawa this Saturday and will await what the court will say regarding the polls.
He however said that the court order will not affect the supplementary election in Uba/ Gaya Constituency in Hong local government and Bye- election in Nassarawo Binyeri Constituency in Mayo Belwa local government. Gaidam added that all election materials for the Supplementary and bye elections are in the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN for safe keep.
He said if the Governorship Supplementary election will hold this Saturday, the commission will hold a stakeholders meeting on Friday with all political parties in the state.
The INEC Boss further said that all 29 political parties participated in the in the March 9th Governorship election, will also take part in the Supplementary election if it will hold this Saturday.