President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension from office of Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), of Adamawa State pending the completion of investigation into the controversial declaration of Aisha Binana even when results collation had not been completed.
A statement issued from the office of the SGF Boss Mustapha and signed by Willie Bassey the Director of Information disclosed that the president had directed the Inspector General of Police to investigate the conduct actions of the REC during the Supplementary election in Adamawa State.
The statement added that the President has directed the immediate investigation and prosecution, if found liable, of Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari, by the Inspector General of Police.
Also, the statement stated that the President has similarly directed investigation by the Inspector General of Police, Director-General of the Department of State Services, and the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, of the role of their officers in aiding and abetting the conduct/actions of Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari and if found culpable, determine appropriate disciplinary actions to be meted to them.