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INEC set to conduct credible poll in Anambra

30 September 2013, 16:32

Anambra - Prof. Chukwuemeka Onukaogu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Anambra, on Monday said the commission would conduct credible governorship election in the state on November 16.

Onukaogu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka that the election would stand the test of the time.

He said the commission would engage capable hands and provide materials required for the success of the exercise.

"I told you sometimes ago that the commission was aspiring to be like other electoral bodies found in Western democracies. We are learning from our previous mistakes and improving upon it.

"The election on November 16 will prove us right as problems of logistics are being tackled. We are also solving the problems of manpower and other skills needed to conduct credible election,’’ he said.

Onukaogu said the commission would remain an impartial umpire and advised politicians and their supporters to be guided by electoral law to avoid hitches.

He also urged eligible voters to get their cards ready to exercise their civic duty during the election.

-  NAN


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