John Alechenu, Abuja
The Arewa Youth Consultative Motion and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Motion, on Thursday, counseled the President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for reappointing Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee.
In two separate statements, the 2 teams described Yakubu’s appointment as a possibility for the INEC boss to organize adequately with a view to ship credible normal elections in 2023.
The northern youths in a press release titled, ‘Arewa Youth Consultative Motion Hails President Buhari over Reappointment of INEC Chairman’, signed by its President, Mallam Kabiru Yusuf, described the appointment as an enormous step ahead.
The assertion learn partly, “Within the final 5 years, there is no such thing as a doubt that the standard of our elections has improved tremendously and this reappointment will solely result in a consolidation of the efforts up to now. The INEC Chairman is not going to have excuses to render to Nigerians if he fails to ship credible polls in 2023.”
The group appealed to each native and worldwide companions, donors and different stakeholders to help in strengthening our electoral course of to consolidate democracy.
In the same assertion titled. ‘Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Motion Lauds Mahmood Yakubu’s Reappointment’, signed by its President-Basic, Ochiagha Nnadi, the group famous that the INEC below Yakubu’s management had proven a degree of enchancment with the latest conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.
The assertion learn partly, “We, subsequently, urge the chairman to start in earnest to put foundations for very credible, free and truthful 2023 normal elections.”