The Gender and Election Watch, GEW an initiative of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to re-double efforts at protecting the integrity of the electoral process by upholding its regulations and relevant laws.
Reacting to the postponement of the shift in the general election dates, the Chief Executive Officer CEO of fund, Mufuliat Fijabi, in a statement, urged INEC to be more proactive and perfect its systems.
Fijabi noted that the postponement came despite expressed assurances by INEC on its readiness to conduct a free, fair and credible elections.
She said that the commission should improve on its operations for the conduct of credible elections and reassure Nigerians of its preparedness.
She stressed the need for INEC to continue collaborations with security services to provide a safe environment for personnel, voters, election observers and election materials.