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Election Observer Groups call for peaceful polls

Pre-election briefing by the Women in Politics Forum. Photo:Gwamkat Gwamzhi/Radio Nigeria

Security agencies have been urged to prioritize the protection of lives and property in Saturday’s and march eleventh elections.

At a pre-election briefing on Friday, President, Women in Politics Forum, Ebere Ifendu appealed to security personnel not to use their position to intimidate the electorate but ensure a seamless exercise.

Mrs. Ifendu also called on Political parties, civil society organisations and electorates to abide by the guidelines of the election.

Similarly, an international election observatory body, the Democratic Union of Africa has called on The Independent National Electoral Commission to uphold the principles of transparency, credibility, integrity and professionalism in the election.

Chairman of the observatory group, Peter Mac Manum while addressing journalists in Abuja said the success of the election depends largely on the electoral body.

The group said Nigeria being the largest democracy in Africa was being watched by the international community.

Reporting by Gwamkat Gwamzhi; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu