The Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to improve on its performance in the 25th February 2023 presidential election and address the shortcomings and complaints raised by political parties and their candidates in future elections.
He urged aggrieved Candidates and Political Parties in the just concluded Presidential Election to seek redress in the Court.
A statement by IPAC Chairman, Alhaji Yagbaji Sani urged the Judiciary to adjudicate on all Election cases on Merit and ensure that Justice is not only done but seen to have been done
“Election is the beauty of democracy and must be free, fair, credible, transparent, acceptable, inclusive and peaceful, and urged the commission to be adequately prepared for the exercise before embarking on it and if necessary, seek an extension of time to ensure it is properly conducted to meet international standard.”
IPAC commended Nigerians for embracing peace after the presidential election.
The Council also urged the Judiciary to justify the confidence the people reposed in it as the last hope of all aggrieved citizens.
As the umbrella body of the 18 registered political parties, IPAC will continue to consolidate and deepen the nation’s democracy, ensure an environment conducive for successful elections, political stability, enduring democracy and wellbeing of Nigerians. Together, we will build a strong, virile, progressive, egalitarian and just democratic nation.
Writing by Ogochukwu Okoronkwo, editing by Daniel Adejo