Adamawa governorship candidates to sign peace accord Thursday

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow
Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Adamawa State, has fixed Thursday December 20 for governorship candidates peace accord in the state.

Kasim Gaidam, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola, the state capital.

He said the signing of the peace accord was part of the commission’s preparation for credible and acceptable 2019 general elections.

“Governorship candidates in the state will sign the peace accord on Dec. 20, 2018.

“The peace accord is for peaceful conduct of the 2019 poll under the leadership of the Adamawa Commissioner of Police,” Mr Gaidam said.

On the security situation in the northern parts of the state and Madagali Local Government Area in particular, he said the commission had recently conducted registration of Permanent Voter Cards and it was hitch free.

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He called on eligible voters, who were recently captured in the registration to go to their Local Government INEC offices and collect their PVCs.

(NAN)

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