A video making the rounds on social media has claimed that in Emohua local government area of Rivers state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is planning to manipulate election results.
The video has claimed that the commission had constructed a ‘back door’ in its office in Emohua LGA where they intend to sneak out election materials after voting exercise.
The video also shows purported used INEC materials on the floor– which it claimed, was discarded by INEC.
The narrator had called on INEC to be transparent in Emohua local government and must upload results at the polling unit.
The CDD Election War Room checked this claim and found it to be false. The War Room reached out to officials at INEC in Rivers state, who said the claims are false.
CDD observers in the state also confirmed that everything is going on in the local government and voting is going on well.
Verdict: The claim is false. CDD War Room confirmed from credible sources that there’s nothing of the sort happening in Emohua local government area of Rivers state.