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2019: INEC Urges ICPC To Monitor Parties’s Finances



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INEC To Work With ICPC For 2019 Elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission to monitor finances of political parties.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, gave the advice today when he and his management team paid a courtesy visit to the ICPC commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Stephen Pimor.

Agboke noted that the collaborative efforts of INEC and the anti corruption agency would curb excesses and other acts flouting electoral laws.

He reiterated the commitment of the electoral body in displaying high level of transparency, openness and credibility in the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

In his remark, Pimor commended the cooperation that had hitherto been existing between the two commissions

He promised that ICPC in the state would work closely with INEC in order to achieve credible, free and fair 2019 general elections.

He urged all candidates contesting various seats in the forthcoming general elections not to violate the electoral law, especially as regards finances of their respective political parties.

Meanwhile Naija News reports that the Senate just confirmed Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as new Chairman of the ICPC

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