- Nigerians, home and abroad, have been assured of a credible excercise in the coming 2023 general elections in Nigeria
- According to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, the National Assembly has provided INEC with the wherewithal to deliver
- The Senate president made this known while welcoming lawmakers back from their two-month recess
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Nigerians can now heave a sigh of relief after the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said the National Assembly will ensure transparent and credible elections.
The Senate president made this known while welcoming lawmakers back from their two-month recess.
According to him, the innovative amendment to the Electoral Act, 2022 by the National Assembly has provided INEC with the wherewithal to deliver on successful general elections in 2023, Punch Newspaper reports.
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“The year 2023 is a momentous period for Nigeria, as elections will be held across the country. Nigerians are expected to exercise their franchise.
“Therefore, the Senate, indeed the National Assembly, will work with INEC to ensure very successful, transparent and credible elections.
“We are ready to support INEC. Already, the timely amendment of the Electoral Act, 2022 has provided very important innovations in ensuring a better electoral climate.”
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Prince Michael Ekamon, the first plaintiff in the suit filed in conjunction with Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike against Atiku Abubakar, said that their lawyer, Wilfred Okoi, was not in court because he was indisposed.
The plaintiff said this when he appeared before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a federal high court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, September 14.
He said this upon resumption of the suit hearing that is challenging the emergence of Atiku as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election.
Okoi had entered his name on the first list earlier in the day but could not be found when the case was called for hearing. The report said though Ekamon was in court in person, the Rivers governor was absent.
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