INEC Chairman Prof Mamood
As Nigerians go to the polls in a few hours time to elect their leaders, the Conference of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Friday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct an election that the result woulf reflect the collective choice of electorate.
CUPP in Statement by its Chairman, Umar Ibrahim Mairakunmi, described the postponement of the elections as a disappointment saying, “it is Ill timed, suspicious and calculated tonfavour tjenruling party, All Progresive Congress (APC).
“We pledge our unalloyed support to INEC, the Nigeria Police and all relevant security agencies to remain independent and carry out their duties diligently, responsibly,vwith fear of God and without fear or favour and conduct an election that the results will reflect the collective choice of the people.
“While we believe in a free, fair and credible elections, we however warn INEC to safeguard the redistributed sensitive and non sensitive materials to be tamoer proof until voting time.
“CUPP also urge Nigerians not to be discouraged but remain resolute in their resolve and quest to vote only candidates of their choice with proven track records of performance as their leaders.
On Kajuru killings, the group called on politicians and other stakeholders to refrain from making statements capable of breaching peace and unity in the state and the country.
“In particular, we call on the State Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai to come out clean regarding the casualties recorded in Kajuru local government killings.”