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[BREAKING] Direct Primaries: Reps Invite INEC Chairman Over ‘N500bn’ Cost Implications

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Yakubu is to appear before the Committees on Appropriations and Electoral Matters to speak on the matter.

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“The PUNCH reports that the House of Representatives has invited the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, to clear the air on the cost implication of conducting direct primaries by political parties in the country.

This was after the lawmaker representing Yagba East/Yagba West/Mopa-Muro Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Rep. Leke Abejide moved a motion of urgent public importance on Thursday in Abuja during plenary.

Yakubu is to appear before the Committees on Appropriations and Electoral Matters to speak on the matter.

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