A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Lagos - The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, have pledged to accept the outcome of the governorship election, reports Channels TV.
They promised to seek redress through constitutional means if dissatisfied with the outcome of the poll.
The candidates stated this on Monday during an electoral security roundtable convened by the United States Embassy in Lagos.
To show their commitment to a violence free election, both signed a peace pact.
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The signing was done in the presence of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, as well as Nigerian religious leaders.
Other signatories to the peace pact include Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Imam Abdulrahman Ahmad, National Missioner of Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Pastor Paul Adefarasin, Senior Pastor and prelate of House on the Rock, and Sheikh Abdurrahman Adangba, National Missioner of Fatil-ul-Qareeb Islamic Society.
Read more at Channels TV.
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