How INEC Failed In Its Statutory Duties On Voter's Registration Exercise In Anambra

 [ Masterweb Reports ] - The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is deeply concerned about the failure of the INEC-ordered Continuous Voters Registration –CVRs exercise and related issues in Anambra State of Nigeria. The exercise is in preparation for the all-important governorship election in the State slated for 16th day of November, 2013. We had on 15th of August, 2013, raised several issues considered as fundamental determinants of the crucial poll. The issues so raised border on technical and legal bottlenecks needed to be judiciously and simply resolved for the credibility of the poll to be entrenched. On 21st of August, 2013, we spoke out again over the non-resolution of the problems complained of in relation to the ongoing exercise billed to end tomorrow, 25th of August, 2013. Our advocacy campaigns for hitch-free continuous voters registration and revalidation exercise are in line with our Democracy & Good Governance Program grounded in our vision. They are also in accordance with the global democracy best practices anchored on the doctrine of the Universal Adult Suffrage. Elections stand rigged or brutally corrupted once the register of voters and its processes is tainted and corrupted. The attitude of contemporary CSOs as in monitoring elections only on........ Read More

 

 

 

*Photo Caption - Prof. Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of Nigeria. 

 
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