INEC Will Overcome All Challenges Before Elections Start – Jega


Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, Tuesday, assured that the commission would overcome all its challenges before the commencement of the elections in February.

“I want to use this opportunity to assure all of you that as we promised Nigerians, we are working assiduously to ensure that we prepare adequately and that we conduct elections that are free, fair, credible and peaceful in 2015,” he said, during his quarterly meeting with political parties at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

“I want to also assure you that we are committed to ensuring that the elections we will conduct will be remarkably very- very much better that those we conducted in 2011.

“We believe that even though there may be challenges, Such as the distribution of the PVCs, We feel confidently that with the measures and mechanisms that we have put in place, that these challenges are challenges that we can overcome.

“We shall overcome them well in advance of the conduct of the 2015 general elections,” Jega assured.