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2015 elections: Premature Campaigners in Bauchi to Get N500,000 Fine

| December 11, 2013 More

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bauchi branch in a statement signed by Dr Samuel Madaki, the INEC Resident Commissioner in the state has warned politicians in Bauchi State against any form of campaign towards the 2015 general elections.

The commissioner also warned political parties against backing such campaigns, reminding them that the law prohibiting all campaign activities at this time was still in force.

He said the commission was unhappy over the activities of some politicians aspiring for public offices in the state who have since commenced campaigns.

“The commission has noticed the posting of campaign posters of some aspiring politicians throughout the state, which was wrong and against the law.

“Some programmes on radio and television stations aired and aimed at promoting certain individuals politically must stop or defaulters would be brought to book.

Madaki added that any politician, political party or their representatives found guilty of flouting the law, would be liable to a fine of N500, 000.

Category: Bauchi State News

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