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Jega urges commissioners to remain focused ahead of polls

2015-03-12 13:11
Attahiru Jega
Chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission Attahiru Jega speaks in Abuja as Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies. (Stringer, AFP)

Abuja - As part of preparations for the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega has urged the States Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) not to be distracted in carrying through with the electoral process, reports Leadership.

Jega, who spoke on Wednesday at a meeting with the RECs to review the commission’s preparedness towards the elections, said they must not fail Nigerians.

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He noted that the commission would do everything possible to ensure a near perfect election process.

He also urged candidates of all the parties to respect the peace accord they signed at both the presidential and state election levels to ensure a peaceful electioneering process.

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