October 30, 2020

CASER Lauds Buhari and INEC over Edo Elections

INEC HAS DECLARED GOVERNOR OBASEKI WINNER OF THE JUST CONCLUDED EDO GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS

A Civil Society Group, The Citizens Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights (CASER) has commended President Buhari and INEC for the peaceful conduct and conclusion of Edo gubernatorial elections today

Following the declaration of the incubent Governor, Godwin Obaseki winner by the INEC returning officer, the group in a statement joins Nigerians to commend the process

The statement made available to our correspondent reads:

The Citizens Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights (CASER) joins the outpouring of commendation for the President, Muhammadu Buhari who did not allow the abuse and misuse of security agents during the election.

CASER also observes that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has by the adherence to the electoral guidelines it has set, also increased its own integrity rating as a truly independent and impartial electoral umpire.

The whole exercise in the recent Edo election, marks a turning point and a new page for Nigeria’s erstwhile electoral processes that have been characterized with malpractices and violence.

With the process and outcome of the Edo gubernatorial election, hope has just risen that Nigeria as a country can one day have a near perfect electoral system.

read also: Bank CEOs: Why We Resigned from NESG Board

With the process and outcome of the Edo gubernatorial election, hope has just risen that Nigeria as a country can one day have a near perfect electoral system.

Frank Tietie
Executive Director, CASER

read also: Indian to Make Covid 19 Vaccines Available to Friendly Neighbours

%d bloggers like this: