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NPAN: Elections must be held as scheduled

2015-03-18 10:00
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

Abuja - The Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to go ahead with national elections as scheduled, Sun News has reported.

Contained in a statement at the end of a meeting held yesterday, NPAN said citizens must stand behind the existing election dates and the country should rally around whoever is pronounced winner.

Also read: Jonathan will set Nigeria on fire if he loses - OPC

The statement, signed by NPAN President Nduka Obaigbena, noted that newspaper proprietors took the decision after exhaustive deliberations and a thorough review of the current political landscape of the country.

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