The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his reappointment and Senate’s confirmation as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling o him to embark on regular voters’ education and sensitisation to improve turnout.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary, APC, Yekini Nabena in a statement on Wednesday expressed that, “Our election processes are far from perfect, however, INEC marked improvements have been recorded in a series of recent elections conducted.
“The task before Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and the election management body he leads is to strive further in being unbiased and apolitical.
“Technological innovations recently introduced and deployed by INEC has greatly improved the credibility and efficiency of our election processes. We must continue to support and invest in these innovations.
“The Party also urges INEC to continually embark on regular voter education and sensitisation to improve voter turnout and check illegalilites such as vote-buying and other emerging frauds in our electioneering processes.
“In all elections, valid votes must count and the majority will of the electorate must prevail. This is a creed INEC and indeed all partisans must subscribe to in the interest of our democracy.”