The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has declared that the electoral umpire has nothing to hide regarding the outcome of the just concluded election.
Newsdirect earlier reported that Peter Obi’s legal team has arrived at the headquarters of INEC in Abuja for a crucial meeting.
The meeting with INEC officials was meant to come before the party began to inspect the 2023 election materials, as earlier requested.
Leading the Labour Party legal team to the meeting with the electoral commission is, Dr Livy Uzoukwu.
Confirming the arrival, the electoral body via its Twitter page said the INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu assured the Labour Party’s Legal Team that the Commission will provide all the documents it requested to prosecute its case.
The electoral umpire also assured that the election documents will be immediately made available to LP’s legal team.
The post read: “INEC has nothing to hide. Documents available at the HQ will be given immediately. We are meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners today and we will discuss how other documents at the state level could also be made available to you speedily.
“The Labour Party’s Legal Team was at the INEC HQ to discuss modalities for obtaining the documents.”