#Inclusive Internal Party Democracy: INEC Boss, Backs Direct Primaries

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National Chairman of  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has declared the readiness of the commission to monitor direct primaries of political parties once President Muhammadu Buhari signs the amended Electoral Bill into law.
Speaking at an interactive meeting with Online publishers in Lagos, yesterday, Yakubu, who advised politicians acquiring multiple voter cards with the hope of rigging polls to have a rethink because the latest technology deployed by the commission would neutralise their efforts, said the INEC is ready to implement direct primaries.

He said: “Since it emerged that the direct primary clause was included in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, many of you have been asking the commission for its position. The issue is not about our position but the process.

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In the exercise of its constitutional power, the National Assembly has passed the bill into law awaiting presidential assent. Once the process is concluded, the bill becomes law and every person and authority in Nigeria, including the commission, must obey Vanguard Newspaper reporting for;

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