Wednesday, 1 September 2021

A Member of the Electoral Commission caught Canvassing for Votes

By Pelumi Hassan

A member of the Electoral Commission was caught canvassing for votes for some candidates. 
According to the constitution, Article 5 section 60 sub-section 3, electoral officials are expected to be neutral. This means that they cannot support any candidate, canvass for votes or endorse any candidate. 
In the early hours of the Election Day, Wednesday  1 September, 2021, an electoral official known as Bazzman was caught canvassing for votes on the different WhatsApp groups.
However, at the polling center, names of the candidates to vote for were being passed around. This names were noted to be the choice of the students of the faculty of law.

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