US Confident INEC Will Conduct Credible Elections in 2019


Alex Enumah in Abuja

The United States of America Thursday expressed confidence that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would be capable of conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019, going by the success of the previous elections and the current efforts of the commission under the leadership of Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu.

Visiting Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ambassador Tibor Nagy, who stated this Thursday while hosting Yakubu at the residence of the US Ambassador in Abuja, noted that though the task before the commission was a very difficult one, with the support of all, the commission would do very well.

He said, “Nigeria has been an example of a model of the kind of democratic processes, which would be wonderful to have throughout the African continent.

“Not only is Nigeria the largest African country…

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