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INEC Chairman reacts on lessons learnt from 2019 election



The Independent National Electoral Commission, Chairman of INEC, prof. Mahmood Yakubu, noted that the commission had many lessons from conducting the 2019 general elections.

He also noted that the lessons learned will help guide the commission so that future elections are credible and well organized.

This was noted during the opening ceremony of the commission for post-election review of the commission in 2019, in Ikeja Lagos, Thursday.

According to him, “After the 2019 general election, we are more determined than ever to improve on the quality of elections in Nigeria.

“We have learned a lot from the conduct of the last general elections. Vital lessons have been learned from our interactions with stakeholders on how we can improve our efforts.

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“In all facets of our duties as Electoral umpires, we are determined to improve on electoral processes in the country, using the lessons we have learned from the last general election.

“After each election, plans for the next election should promptly commence. That is what we are doing now as we pursue our determination to improve the electoral processes in future,” Yakubu said.

”But we are determined to lead the fight against corruption. To get these funds and assets back has become a problem.