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Plateau LG polls: Lalong calls for calm over results


AS protest rocked the outcome of the local government elections in the plateau state, Governor Simon Lalong has called for calm and enjoined citizens of the state not to do anything that may affect the peace of the state. Even as the Civil Society groups accredited by the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) declared the elections free and fair and described the process as peaceful. “It is necessary to ensure that elections comply with international best practices and globally acceptable standards, hence the essence of accrediting civil society organizations to observe any elections. ”The Plateau State independent electoral commission (PLASIEC) obviously consolidating upon previous election significantly improved in their operations. We can safely state that all liaison officials deployed to their duty posts on schedule with the sensitive materials needed for the conduct of the polls.”


Source: Nigerian Tribune October 11, 2018 15:45 UTC



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