INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is ready to strengthen its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with transport unions to ensure a free and credible election.

According to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu make this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said there were ongoing discussions with the unions to perfectly put logistics plan in place.

The commission had signed an MoU with National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), and National Association of Road Transport Owners (NATO), for efficient logistics in the general election.

“I made contact with the National Chairman of the NURTW on my way to this place.

“I shall be meeting with him tomorrow for further discussions; INEC is not under any pressure,” he said.

Recall that INEC had on Saturday shifted the Presidential and National Assembly election a few hours to the event.

According to the commission, the postponement was blamed on logistics challenges that could affect the process negatively.

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