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Observer group tasks INEC on public confidence, trust

Observer group tasks INEC on public confidence, trust   By Abiemwense Moru Abuja, Feb. 17, 2019 (NNN) The Democrat Union of Africa (DUA), an international election observer group has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to regain public confidence and trust of Nigerians, following the postponement of the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. […]

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Observer group tasks INEC on public confidence, trust

 

By Abiemwense Moru

Abuja, Feb. 17, 2019 (NNN) The Democrat Union of Africa (DUA), an international election observer group has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to regain public confidence and trust of Nigerians, following the postponement of the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The group made this known on Sunday in a statement signed by Hon. Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah, leader of its delegation to Nigeria.

The group urged INEC to “Ensure that it raises public confidence and trust in its operations.

“It has to work within the newly stipulated timelines, to deliver credible, free and fair elections.

“The group urged INEC to take advantage of the postponement to review its logistics deployment management. It also urged  that all logistics that were sent earlier to polling stations were not tampered with.

“INEC should ensure that CSOs, political parties and other stakeholders are kept updated regularly on its operations and broaden its consultative approach with the stakeholders”.

The group, however, urged stakeholders to remain calm and collaborate with INEC, calling for successful elections on Feb.23. (NNN)

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Edited by Julius Toba-Jegede

https://nnn.ng/observer-group-tasks-inec-on-public-confidence-trust/

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