By-elections: 15 political parties sign peace accord in Cross River

Must Read

Gov. Zulum, man of strong character amid daunting security challenges — Oyetola

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has described his Borno counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as a man of...

5 kidnapped forestry college students regain freedom

The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have...

China speeds up construction of clean, low-carbon society

By Liu Yi, Sun Xiuyan, People's DailyAs climate change becomes an increasingly severer challenge over the recent...

The 15 political parties participating in the Northern Senatorial District by-elections in Cross River State on December 5 have signed a peace accord.

The signing took place on Tuesday at the Senatorial District Headquarters, Ogoja during the stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission and presided over by the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Emmanuel Hart.

Out of the 15 parties, nine are participating in the Senatorial by-election, while six will take part in the Obudu State Constituency by-election.

Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress are among the parties that signed.

Others are Social Democratic Party, African Democratic Congress and Action Alliance.

Dr Hart assured of a “level playing ground for all the candidates participating in the election.”

The State Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh, advised all involved to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner and warned that anyone that flouts the law would be punished.

He assured that the police would provide adequate security before, during and after the election and that there would be restriction of movement on the day of the election.

Meanwhile, 429,488 registered voters are expected to participate in the exercise.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Gov. Zulum, man of strong character amid daunting security challenges — Oyetola

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has described his Borno counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as a man of...

5 kidnapped forestry college students regain freedom

The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have regained freedom on Thursday night.The...

China speeds up construction of clean, low-carbon society

By Liu Yi, Sun Xiuyan, People's DailyAs climate change becomes an increasingly severer challenge over the recent years, countries are facing more...

East China’s Zhejiang province strives to build demonstration zone for common prosperity through high-quality development

By Li Zhongwen, Dou Hanyang, People’s Daily While enjoying bright sunshine and beautiful spring scenery, a tourist named Zhang...

China sets role model for global poverty reduction

People's DailyPoverty is a chronic affliction of human society and a common challenge faced by the whole world. China had long been...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -