Anambra Election May Not Hold, We can’t Conduct election Under Current Chaotic Conditions – INEC

There are probablity that Anambra Governorship election schedule for November 6th 2021 may not hold if violence carried out by some IPOB Members still continues in the South-East.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC “ while Speaking on the sad incident that have taken over the eastern part of Nigeria stated that they are deeply concerned” about the situation in the South-East especially as it concerns threats to disrupt the elections in the zone.

The Chief Press Secretary to the commission’s chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, disclosed this in an interview to newsmen on Friday

He stated that if Anambra election failed to hold, their will be constitutional Crisis.

Oyekanmi said, “The commission is deeply concerned about the security situation in the South-East. It is an established fact that INEC cannot carry out electoral activities under chaotic conditions.

“God forbid that INEC is unable to conduct such elections at the appointed time because this will lead to a constitutional crisis. The constitution did not envisage that such elections will not hold.

“With regard to the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 6, we are aware of the various efforts by the security agencies on the one hand, and all the men and women of goodwill in the region on the other, to calm things down.”

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