The chairman, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has charged the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to ensure a hitch-free exercise.
Yakubu who stated this during a meeting with RECs yesterday in Abuja said he would not accept any excuse for failure, warning that he would hold each REC responsible for any lapses that occur in any state.
The meeting with RECs was held to essentially discuss final preparations for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections as well as other supplementary elections scheduled for 18th March.
He stated that the RECs pledged their commitment and readiness to conduct free, fair, credible, and inclusive elections.
“The RECs pledged their commitment and readiness to conduct free, fair, credible, and inclusive elections,” he added.