Political Parties Urged To Cooperate With INEC In Entrenching Democratic System

Political Parties and stakeholders have been urged to cooperate with Independent National Electoral Commission INEC towards strengthening the Nation’s Democratic Governance in the country.

The FCT State Chairman of People’s Democratic Party PDP Mr Sunday Zakka who gave the advice while speaking with news men ahead of Parties primaries in the six Area Councils of the territory said party leaders must always embrace internal democracy and avoid imposition of candidates to avoid litigations and anarchy in the parties.

While describing the roles of political parties as bedrock for good governance, Mr Zakka appealed to political leaders to lead by example and educate their followers towards entrenching democratic system in the country.

On INEC April 24 Deadline for conduct of FCT Area Councils patty congresses, the PDP chairman said the party abided by the decision of the Electoral Body and would complete and submit names of candidates for councillirships and chairmanship for the next year’s Area Councils Election.

Mr Zakka reiterated the party’s resolve to conduct primaries devoid of rancour stressing that a 13 man Committee had been constituted to resolve any misunderstandings that might come up after the exercise.

The FCT Chairman urged all political leaders to support the Federal Capital Administration in ensuring peace and unity in the Six Area Councils.

Kayode Oyedare/Abuja

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