AS Nigerians and lovers of democracy watch as events unfold in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has promised that the commission will carry out its duties diligently.
INEC National Chairman, Yakubu Mahmood, on Friday, said, “as we begin the final countdown to the Edo Governorship Election, it is clear that all eyes are on the Independent National Electoral Commission to deliver a free, fair and credible process.
“I have no doubt that our staff members will rise to the occasion.
“We have done it several times before and we can do it again.
“The Commission deeply appreciates the never-ending sacrifices made by our staff at all times, often beyond the call of duty, to ensure that we carry out our mandate.
“The management will continue to improve the welfare and conditions of service of staff within the available resources.
“Let me appeal to all of you to remain steadfast and committed to the ideals of the Commission Nigerians and the international community expects so much from us.
“They are watching. It is important that we all remain above board in the performance of our respective duties.”