The African Union has said its election observers would provide

accurate and impartial reporting and assessment of the quality of

Saturday’s elections in Nigeria and in Senegal, on Sunday.

an AU statement said that the Chairperson of the AU Commission,

Moussa Faki, has authorised the deployment of AU Election

Observation Missions to the two West African countries.

According to the AU, the objectives of the election observation missions

in the two countries is mainly to provide an accurate and impartial

reporting or assessment of the quality of elections.

Nigeria is scheduled to hold Presidential and National Assembly

Elections on Saturday, which will be followed by Governorship, House

of Assembly and Area Council Elections on March 9.

Senegal will also hold Presidential Election on Sunday.

The pan African bloc’s election observers are also expected to offer

Recommendations for improvement of future elections based on the

findings.