Buhari orders INEC to conduct free and fair in Jan rerun elections

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to conduct a free and fair credible electoral in some rerun elections coming up in the country.

The president gave the directive when he met with the chairman of INEC Professor Mahamud Yakubu and the Inspector General of Police Muhammad Adamu at the state house Abuja.

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President Buhari told the commission to ensure that the games play by the rules without fear or favour.

He charged the electoral body to stick to the rules of fair play and the adherent to justice.

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On security President Buhari said the elections must be done in a violence free atmosphere stressing that it is the duty of police to accomplish that.

INEC has a minimum of twenty eight rerun and bye elections this January.

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