Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, INEC Says Beware of Fake Result on Social Media , 2019 Election: Beware Of Social Media Results – INEC Tell Nigerians

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The resident electoral commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, gave the advice during an interactive session with stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kebbi state has urged politicians to be wary of social media posts after voting prior to the official declaration of result by the commission. The resident electoral commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, gave the advice during an interactive session with stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.

“Fake news is now a trend and can mar our efforts to ensure free, fair and credible elections. “We urge you to be wary of social media posted results before official declaration. “Only INEC returning officers at wards, local governments and state levels have the statutory authority and power to declare the results,” he said.