Edo state Elections, voters choice will be respected says, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,
Speaking during a Peace Accord organized by the National Peace Committee on Tuesday in Benin City,
the INEC boss said the commission remains neutral, adding that the choice of Edo voters will be
respected in the election.
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“I wish to assure you of INEC’s commitment to credible elections. The votes will count.
The people of Edo State will determine who becomes their next governor. Their choice will be upheld.
“Let me also reassure you and the voters in Edo State of the commission’s neutrality.
I call on all political parties and their candidates to abide by the letter and spirit of the peace accord,”
Speaking further, Yakubu asked political candidates to allow the signed Peace Accord to serve as a covenant
with the people of the state.
In doing this, he wants them to maintain peace before, during, and after the September 19 Edo State elections to avoid bloodshed.