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Adamawa Guber: We can’t reach Ari, his whereabouts unknown – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday, revealed that it cannot trace the suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Adamawa State, Yunusa Hudu Ari.

A major controversy erupted last Sunday Ari declared Aisha Binani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Adamawa supplementary governorship election even when the exercise had not been concluded.

Speaking on Channels TV on Friday, INEC’s spokesman, Festus Okoye, said Ari had not picked up his call since the infamous action.

Okoye said: “We don’t know where he is because, after this particular incident, the Commission wrote him and also called him on the phone.

“He never returned any of the calls; he never answered any of the calls.

“We asked him to report to the Commission on Sunday, we didn’t see him, we asked him to report on Monday, we didn’t see him. So up till this moment, he has not reported and we don’t know his whereabouts.”

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