|PDP members celebrating in Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Ajegunle, Lagos|
Nigeria Army and the National Security and Civil Defense Corps, were on Monday
commended for their role in ensuring peaceful elections as Nigerians vote.
Adeleke, the Electoral Officer, Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area,
Ajegunle, Lagos, gave the commendation shortly after the People’s Democratic Party
candidate was announced winner of the House of Representatives for the area.
the security operatives were able to maintain a peaceful atmosphere as their
presence made people art civil and orderly throughout the voting exercise.
it’s been quite peaceful. The security men have been fully on ground and they
need to be commended really.
people by their conduct and ensured security was not compromised.
gave the INEC staff confidence to do their work without fear of being harassed,”
that INEC would need to perfect the use of the card reader since it was newly
experience for INEC staff because of the new innovations; the card reader which
we have been training staff for, for some time.
confidence in so many people. Even those who were against it before are now
saying this is what they preferred.
thing is that INEC will perfect the use of the card reader for further use, the
little teething problem of authentication of the thumb, which we experienced in
the emergence of a non-indigene of Lagos as the winner of the House of
Representative as a welcome idea.
development, Mr Babatunde Ifenuga, President, Youth of All Nations, a
Non-Governmental Organisation, expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the
election in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area.
the introduction of the card reader, which he said made the electioneering
process more credible.
him, “the card reader made the election process more credible.
come to see that it was good the election was postponed until now. And I am
sure that the card reader will be better appreciated by more Nigerians by the
next elections,” Ifenuga said.