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Election: APC Governors Forum hail Council of State decision

Abuja – APC Governors, under the aegis Progressive Governors Forum, have expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the Council of State meeting which held on Thursday at the State House, Abuja.

This is contained in a communiqué signed by Gov. Rochas Okorocha, Chairman of the forum and governor of Imo State.

The communique expressed satisfaction with the assurances given by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki on the state of preparedness for the Feb. 14 and 28 General elections.

”The Chairman of INEC had assured Council that INEC is ready to proceed with elections as scheduled.

It further said that the Chairman of the commission had told the meeting that INEC had a more robust system to handle the election when compared to its situation in 2011.

The communique advised all state governors to engage the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria in their respective states with a view to resolving the strike embarked upon by its members..

There had been repeated calls by the APC to Nigerians and the international community to prevail on INEC to hold elections as scheduled. (NAN)


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