INEC Chairman, Mahmud, in statement said that, as Governor, he is immune from being Prosecuted, Section 308 (1)(a) of 1999 constitution as amended, said that Governor cannot be prosecuted for a crime committed when he still in the office, as such INEC cannot prosecute Governor Yahaya Bello for now, pending when he vacates the office.
INEC in a statement, further said that, the punishment of the offence of double voters registration, if found guilty, is a fine of N1 Million or one years imprisonment, or both.
But as at now, Bello cannot be disqualified because no constitution that said so.
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