NHRC indicts Uduaghan, Iwu, others in poll scam
Written by Morenike Adebayo on August 12, 2016
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report on ending electoral impunity has indicted one hundred and eighteen individuals, government institutions, security agencies and their personnel for committing various forms of malpractices and violence during the 2007 and 2011 general elections.
Among those indicted according to the NHRC report released at its headquarters in Abuja are a former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan; and a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu.
Others are the INEC and its officials in Anambra, Ebonyi, Delta, Kastina, Kogi and Rivers States, the Appeal Court, Election Petition Tribunals and political parties such as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Nigerian People Party (ANPP).
The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Professor Ben Angwe said those indicted will be further investigated and charged to the appropriate courts of the land.