BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria’s democracy is prospering; no army coup in 24 years: AUDA-NEPAD

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's democracy is prospering; no army coup in 24 years: AUDA-NEPAD

Regardless of 's challenges, its 24 years of uninterrupted civil rule affirms its thriving democracy, says AUDA-NEPAD nationwide coordinator Gloria Akobundu.

The AUDA-NEPAD coordinator acknowledged this at a one-day symposium in on elections monitoring and commentary tagged ‘2023 Basic Election and Manner Ahead'.

“The 2023 normal elections, which marked 24 years of the nation's unbroken democracy in a stretch since its , was a serious milestone. I've by no means seen a rustic that the army ruled, they usually had been capable of construct their nation again,” acknowledged the AUDA-NEPAD chief.

Ms Akobundu added, “I've by no means seen any nation the place there are instability and the army had been capable of consolidate growth and financial progress. 

“That's the reason it will be important that we have to first have fun Nigeria for guaranteeing that democracy stands in our nation and that's the reason we have to encourage democratic processes to allow realise the Nigeria all of need.” 

The AUDA-NEPAD official referred to as for the “want to affix arms with our leaders to make it higher. We don't want to check ourselves with the Western .”

Abdulkarim Chukkol, the appearing chair of the Financial and Monetary Crimes , stated the 's effort in combating voter inducement despatched sturdy shivers to these concerned.

Mr Chukkol, represented on the symposium by Adariku Michael, stated the deployed its operatives throughout the nation to forestall the difficulty of vote-buying and promoting, and it was capable of arrest, examine and prosecute these discovered wanting.

“Promoting votes brings dangerous governance. should desist from this act. There's additionally have to amend our authorized reform to make stiffer punishment for offenders. There's want for shut monitoring of elections by safety businesses by making their presence effectively felt in each polling unit,” acknowledged Mr Chukkol.

The EFCC chair added, “It is usually vital that we have a strategic planning and deliberate implementation of cashless coverage, this may certain assist in decreasing voter inducement.”


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