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2023 Elections : INEC Denies Monetary Assistance From Development Partners

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has urged accredited Observers for the 2023 General Election to submit their reports to enhance its Operations for future elections and deepen the Nation’s democracy.

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu gave the advice in Abuja during a meeting with Civil Society Organisations on the review of the 2023 General Election.

Professor Yakubu said only sixty seven Observer groups out of the two hundred and twenty eight groups accredited for the General Election have so far submitted their reports which is just about thirty percent of the accredited groups.

He commended the role played by the one hundred and ninety domestic and foreign observers in the last polls saying the meeting would enable the commission share its plan with the observers on the Forthcoming off season Governorship election.

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The INEC Boss cleared the air that the commission did not collect monetary assistance from any domestic or foreign Organization for the conduct of the 2023 elections.

Speaking on behalf of the groups, the Executive Director Center for Transparency Advocacy, Mrs Faith Nwadishi called on those who have not submitted their reports to do so, as the recommendations would help in bringing reforms into the nation’s electoral system.

Kayode Oyedare, Edited By Grace Namiji

Written by: Bukky Alabi

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