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Presidential election should hold in 2017- Ekweremadu

02 December 2013, 21:01

 Abuja - Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has asked that presidential elections be moved to 2017 according to The Sun

The deputy senate president said this during a recent press conference. Ekweremadu proffered a single term single term  admitting that it would help reduce the pressure on politics and politicians.

He said that the legislative election should be held  in 2015, but that the executive election should be held in 2017, so that the  two year gap will give the electoral body ample time to prepare. He cited America and Senegal as examples.

Ekweremandu also pointed out that the space will reduce costs of many elections held at the same time.

Read more at The Sun


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