Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/128 views /nigeria INEC set to commence legal reforms ahead of 2023 polls —Mahmoodshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelChairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has again reiterated the commission’s determination to reform the country’s electoral process. Yakubu who spoke on Friday in Abuja said steps are already ongoing ahead of the 2023 polls. Besides, INEC boss said various recommendations including that of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in the 2019 polls, would form major inputs in the areas of reform. Yakubu who spoke at a meeting with the Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission, Maria Arena noted that a report will be submitted to the newly inaugurated Ninth National Assembly at the end of its review of last general elections. ALSO READ Al-Makura crowns 16 new traditional rulers in NasarawaHe said, “Every election in any democracy around the world is work in progress. We, therefore, look forward to the full EU EOM report and recommendations on the elections. We are confident that there will be useful lessons for the Commission as we prepare for future elections. “Indeed, the report is coming at the right time as it will feed into our ongoing review of the conduct of the elections. “Let me assure you that the Commission will again quickly focus attention on the electoral legal framework in addition to several other areas of reform. We will study in detail all your recommendations as part of our ongoing internal review of the 2019 general elections which we hope to conclude in the next two months. ALSO READ BREAKING: Emeka Ihedioha wins Imo State Governorship Election — Aba City Blog“Immediately thereafter, we shall engage with the leadership of the 9th National Assembly on areas that require legislation while implementing aspects of the reform within the powers of the Commission in full consultation with stakeholders. There is so much work to do but little time ahead of us. “The EU has been part of Nigeria’s steady progress towards democratic consolidation since 1999. The observations and recommendations of the EU Election Observation Mission to the 2015 general elections were particularly useful not only in the design of some important proposals for reforming the electoral legal framework, but also in improving our electoral processes and procedures. ALSO READ Balogun: Failure to respond to dynamics of shipping industry our biggest challenge | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News“One of the key recommendations was that we merge the accreditation and voting processes on election day, which was subsequently implemented during the Bayelsa governorship election of December 2015 and in all subsequent elections. The implementation of some of the other recommendations went a long way in enhancing our organisational and operational planning and strengthening our engagement with stakeholders.The EU observation mission is expected to officially release the report and recommendations arising from the 2019 general elections on Saturday in Abuja. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleSuper Eagles Unwind; Enjoy Boat Cruise In Ismailia Ahead AFCON 2019next articleEU submits report on Nigeria’s 2019 general elections to INEC – Premium Times NigeriaRelated PostsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Procurement of 1000 AK-47 rifles was approved by Jonathan -Amosun reactsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment See The Luxury SUV Innoson Will Give Winner Of Big Brother Naija Season 4 [PHOTOS]BREAKING: Tribunal Dismisses INEC’s, Buhari’s Applications For Dismissal Of PDM’s PetitionBreaking: Court adjourns Kano kingmakers suit against GandujeBoko Haram kills 29 farmers in fresh Borno attack – Premium Times NigeriaTrain project: Lagos to shut streets in Ikeja Friday nightPRAWA advocates for decriminalisation of petty offencesBREAKING: Election Tribunal Dismisses HDP’s Petition Against BuhariBuilding better houses for the poor and the planet – The Nation NewspaperStolen vehicles: Okorocha gives Ihedioha 7-day ultimatum to show proof Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.