INEC warns Nigerians against publishing fake results

INEC has warned against announcing or publishing false election results
INEC has warned against announcing or publishing false election results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned against announcing or publishing false election results as the collation of the Osun governorship election results is underway.

The Commission gave the warning on Saturday through its Twitter handle shortly after voting was concluded.

It said that the official results would be available as announced by the election Returning Officer.

“Announcing or publishing a false election result is an offence.

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“It is a criminal offence punishable by a term of imprisonment.

“The official #OsunDecides2018 results will be uploaded on our platforms as declared by the Returning Officer,” the commission said.

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