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INEC Holds Stakeholder's Meeting Ahead Of Ondo Election

INEC Holds Stakeholder's Meeting
The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to meet with all the stakeholders in Ondo State in a bid to discuss the security of the upcoming election in the state as well as to find ways of ending electoral violence.

Having conducted the Edo State election in a free and fair manner as described by many, the same method, approach, system, and formula want to be deployed to ensure a level playing ground for everyone including the parties involved in the game.

In his meeting with the media on Thursday 24 through Friday 25 September 2020, the INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakuku brought to the limelight the already replaced smart reader card that got burnt on September 10 which was about 5,000 units.

He also met with the Council of Obas in Akure with regards to their fatherly roles and peace propagation amongst their subjects. Citing the success of Edo State's election, the commission boss declares no facemask, no vote before the traditional rulers.

Still at the state's capital meeting, the technical directors, National Commissioners, with others in the inter-agency consultative committee, Prof Mahmood reiterated that no form of electoral violence shall be exhibited during voting.

Recall that the international community has tasked Nigeria especially the Politicians to maintain the electoral status quo or face a visa ban, UK to be precise. Other necessary arrangements were discussed including the logistics and staff welfare.

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