CSOs call for peaceful election in Ekiti

By Adedeji Egbebi‎

Ado-Ekiti –   (CSOs) in Nigeria on Friday, called on all and politicians to be orderly during the state governorship election on Saturday.

The organisations, which comprised of more than 70 groups in Ekiti, made the appeal in a statement from their , which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti.

The charged all the leaders of the political parties and the politicians to comport themselves well at the polling units and cast their votes for the candidates of their choice.

The organisations equally charged security agencies, including the , the Nigeria Police, the to ensure the safety of election observers and the electorate.

The groups urged voters to adhere strictly to the rules and regulations of the (INEC) to avoid any harassment by the security officers.

NAN reports that some of the civil society organisations that jointly released the statement include: Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC), CLEEN Foundation, Action Aid Nigeria.

Others are Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Proactive Gender Initiative (PGI), Enough is Enough Nigeria, WANGONET and Partners for Electoral Reform, among others.



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