February 8, 2023

INEC under fire for ‘liking’ Twitter post calling Peter Obi ‘opportunist’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come under fire for allegedly liking a post describing the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate as an opportunist.

The said post, uploaded on Twitter via the verified handle of an online media was that of a statement credited to Seun Kuti, last son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti during an interview on Monday.

Kuti’s position on the Labour Party presidential candidate has since generated controversies particularly on social media.

From screenshots circulating online, the electoral umpire’s verified Twitter handle, @inecnigeria like the Tweet. However, checks by Vanguard did not find the liked tweet on its Likes. It’s last liked tweet was on Saturday, February 4.