Following the successful conduct of two end of tenure elections in Ekiti and Osun states, Chairman, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has once again assured that the conduct of the 2023 general election will be taken a notch higher and will be the best ever in the history of the country.
Prof. Yakubu gave the assurance when he received a delegation from the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI), led by the Secretary of State of the State of Ohio, in the United States of America, Frank LaRose, in Abuja.
While acknowledging the kind words and commendations for the smooth conduct of the Osun governorship election conducted last Saturday, the INEC Chairman noted that there was more work to be done, and maintained that the Commission will not rest on its oars in order to deliver its promise of conducting the best election ever.
According to him; there is still a lot of work to do and we assure you that we will continue to work not only hard but even harder to deliver the 2023 general election.
Earlier in his remarks, the Secretary of State for the State of Ohio and leader of the delegation, Mr. LaRose, commended the Commission for the steady and visible improvement in the electoral process in Nigeria.
He explained that as observers in the just concluded Osun governorship election, they witnessed first hand, the effort that INEC has put in to continually deliver safe elections to the people of Nigeria, assuring that they are working to prepare for the presidential election in 2023.