The European Union (EU) in Nigeria have denied reports calling for the sack of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
It is understood that there were reports going the rounds that EU in partnership with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI) told the Nigerian government for Yakubu to be removed.
Part of the report credited to the international organisation said:
“The Democracy Review Office for the EU recommends the following actions be taken to address the situation: the step own of the sitting INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. A review of the election result and implementation of corrections or the conduct of a supplementary.
“The disqualification of the president-elect and presidential candidate for the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for gross electoral misconduct as stipulated in the Nigerian constitution.”