President Muhammadu Buhari, the most powerful man in Nigeria, discussed the role that INEC will play in the elections in 2023.
Goldennewsng reports that he asserts that there is no reason for the Independent National Electoral Commission to be unprepared for the upcoming elections.
In a recent statement, INEC stated that the country had witnessed at least 52 instances of electoral violence in 22 states in a single month.
The chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, stated on Friday that the 2023 elections may not go as planned if the attacks on the commission’s offices continue.
He said the commission was putting forth attempts to recuperate basic political decision materials obliterated including PVCs however would require help.
Yakubu had stated, “The commission may find it increasingly difficult to recover in good time for the election if such attacks continue at the pace at which they are happening now.”
“Yes, we can recover if it is about stopping the attacks. However, the commission would have a very difficult time recovering if the attacks continued.
Talking at an intuitive meeting in the US around the same time, Buhari said the constituent commission has not a really obvious explanation to be ill-equipped.
The president asserted that “excuses” would not be tolerated because he had satisfied all of INEC’s requirements.
He stated, “INEC is prepared because I made sure they were given all the resources they requested because I don’t want any excuses that the government denied them funds.”
The conduct of our elections has improved steadily since 2015. The conditions for the by-elections, off-season elections, and general elections in Edo, Ekiti, Anambra, and Osun States following the 2019 elections have significantly improved, much to the delight of candidates and voters.
“That is what we anticipate in 2023.” Through the observatory jobs of the worldwide local area, the validity of the races can be additionally upgraded to make the worthiness of the result to the hopefuls and ideological groups a non-issue.”
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