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NIGERIA: Firm Seeks to Stop Preparation for Ekiti, Osun Election

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the service of processes on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and two others in a suit to stop the commission’s preparation for future elections especially Osun and Ekiti states.
Justice Ibrahim Auta, who refused an ex-parte application by the plaintiff, ordered service on defendants in the suit, to enable them file their defence.
The suit was instituted by a firm, Bedding Holdings Limited (BHL), against INEC, its Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) as defendants.
The plaintiff argued  that the defendants must comply  with the court’s earlier judgement of January 28, 2014, and should stop using  its  patented process of applying the Direct Data Capturing (DDC) machines for voters’ registration for INEC’s continues voters’ registration exercise preparatory to the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states and the 2015 general elections.

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