Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said it planned to sustain its current partnership with universities, as it was vital for the conduct of free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said this at a Post 2019 General Election Review Meeting with Collation and Returning Officers in Lagos.

Yakubu said that the commission was convinced that the roles of the Vice Chancellors were unique.

He appreciated the services and sacrifices of Vice Chancellors, even in the face of violent confrontations.

The INEC Chairman urged the Vice Chancellors to speak up about their experiences on the successes and challenges encountered in the just concluded general elections.

Also speaking, National Commissioner and Chairman, Planning Monitoring and Strategy Committee, Mustafa Lecky said that the meeting was to comprehensively evaluate the conduct of the 2019 polls.