Parties must set precedence for fair elections – IPAC chair
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