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2023 general elections will be acceptable to all – President’s aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, House of Representatives, Mr Umar El-Yakub says the 2023 general elections will be credible and acceptable to all Nigerians.

Mr El-Yakub who stated this while speaking with the House of Representative’s press corps , noted that the signing of the Electoral Act amendment Bill into law had prepared ground for smooth conduct of the election.

He explained that the recently signed Electoral Act substantially addresses the issues that have plagued the country’s electoral process in terms of transparency, credibility, and strengthened the capacity of the electoral umpire to perform its mandate of giving Nigerians credible elections.

The Presidential aid said the assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill was a huge achievement, adding that President Buhari has left a legacy that would not be forgotten easily.

He added that the cordial relationship between the executive and the legislature has led to good governance and the delivery of services to Nigerians.

Mr El-Yakub revealed that the administration of Buhari had found a dependable partner in the 9th National Assembly, stressing that the House of Representatives has been handy in ensuring critical legislations.

Reporting by Ibrahim Shehu, Editing by Tola Oguneye