The coalition of INEC accredited Civil Society Domestic Election Observers, has adjudged the September 19 governorship election in Edo State free, fair, credible and transparent. Giving its assessment of the election in Benin City on Monday, the coalition spokesman, Victor Kalu, said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), “meticulously followed its timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of Edo State governorship election 2020 to a conclusion”. The group equally commended INEC for its uncompromising position on strict compliance to use the Smart Card Reader, adding that the device proved to be very effective during the election. It commended the people of the state for their maturity during the election and the security agencies, especially the police and the Army for their impressive professional conducts. The coalition thanked “President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR for his fatherly disposition by not interfering in the Edo governorship election 2020 but remained true to his words of ensuring credible and transparent elections in Nigeria”.
Source: Nigerian Tribune September 21, 2020 14:26 UTC