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INEC: Constitution and Electoral Act is Clear on Registration, Mergers of Parties

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday said that the commission is not under any pressure to decline registration to the merging political parties floating the All Progressive Congress (APC), as the 1999 constitution and the Electoral Act is very clear on the provisions for the registration of groups seeking to be registered or political parties that want to merge.

Reacting to a news report that the Chairman of the commission is under pressure not to register the All Progressive Congress (APC), the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Kayode Robert Idowu said that it is not true that the commission is under any pressure.

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