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, Ahmad Mahmud, gave the advice during an interactive session with stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.

 He made it clear that only INEC Returning Officers at wards, local governments and state levels have the statutory authority and power to declare the results.

He assured that INEC was determined to ensure free, transparent and fair elections but urged the people to continue to pray for successful conduct of the exercise.