Par­ties must set prece­dence for fair elec­tions – IPAC chair

Daily Trust - - INSIDE POLITICS - From Balarabe Alka­s­sim, Bauchi

Na­tional Chair­man of the In­terParty Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil (IPAC), Bar­ris­ter Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim, has ad­vised po­lit­i­cal par­ties to set the prece­dence by con­duct­ing free and fair elec­tions to elect their lead­ers.

He gave the ad­vise while speak­ing to jour­nal­ists shortly af­ter swear­ing in the newly elected IPAC ex­ec­u­tives in Bauchi State on Wed­nes­day.

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The IPAC chair­man said the or­gan­i­sa­tion would con­tinue to play an ac­tive role to­ward en­sur­ing that elec­tions were free and fair to com­ple­ment the ef­forts of the In­de­pen­dent Na­tional Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (INEC) aimed at im­prov­ing the elec­toral process in par­tic­u­lar and Nige­ria’s democ­racy in gen­eral.

While speak­ing, the newly elected Bauchi IPAC chair­man, Mr Bello Sa’idu Abubakar of Peo­ples Demo­cratic Move­ment ( PDM) promised to carry all the po­lit­i­cal par­ties along in or­der to strengthen democ­racy.

INEC Deputy Di­rec­tor, Bauchi State of­fice, Mr Garba Mo­hammed, who mon­i­tored the elec­tion, said it was free and fair.

Other IPAC ex­ec­u­tives, who emerged af­ter the elec­tions in­clude, Adamu Ibrahim Dan­madami of the PDM Deputy Chair­man, Hon. Al­kali Badu of Labour Party (LP) Sec­re­tary and Com­rade Mo­hammed Dan­tayi of Al­liance for Democ­racy (AD) Deputy Sec­re­tary. said that had in the

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