Rivers Yell Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said Nigerians should commend the Honest National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting the 2023 total election with decreased violence and loss of life skilled all the diagram thru the country.
Governor Wike recalled how outdated elections below INEC had been characterized by violence, with avoidable deaths amidst the desperation of politicians to cling their manner, made imaginable in consequence of of the mode of voting that turned into beforehand adopted.
Governor Wike made the observation at the swearing-in of chairmen and participants of Rivers Yell Main Healthcare Management Board, and Rivers Yell Honest Electoral Commission (RSIEC) at Authorities Dwelling in Port Harcourt on Sunday.
The governor famed that even supposing the Bi-Modal Voters Accreditation Machine Machine (BIVAS) utilized by INEC within the 2023 total election did now not manufacture optimally, so grand success turned into executed in consequence of its use on my own pissed off antics of security companies who induce violence.
The Rivers Yell Honest Electoral Commission, RSIEC, has Hon. Justice Adolphus Enebeli, (rtd) because the chairman, with Prof Emenike Weli, Barr Adolphus. A. Brown, Dr Lasbury Nnah, Pastor Tamunotonye Tobins, Barr (Mrs) Chinwe Ihua-Maduenyi and Mrs Nuka Kponi as participants.
For the Rivers Yell Main Healthcare Management Board has Prof. Blessing Jaja because the chairman, Dr Kinikanwo Inexperienced because the Executive Director and Dr Clarabell Abam, Dr (Mrs) Gladys Horsefall-Okafor, Madam Gladys Ihunda and Dr Famba O. Famba as participants.
Governor Wike said no election is preferrred, however it for certain is repeatedly better that the following ones are viewed to be an enchancment on the outdated one, to present individuals take into accounts within the course of.
“That’s the reason I declare those that if for nothing, Nigerians should commend INEC that they decreased the stage of violence, the stage of loss of life in consequence of with out this BIVAS, before we were combating with security companies, they were carrying electoral supplies, hijack electoral officers, however now it is complex.
“So, no topic the inadequacies, you’ll interrogate that there turned into an enchancment in phrases of reduction of violence which is compulsory, in consequence of in our electoral direction of it has repeatedly been killing, hijacking of supplies, and the use of of security wrongly.”
Governor Wike wired that Nigerians cling licensed the tip consequence of the election and what INEC turned into ready to ship, and cling moved on.
The governor said the traumatic construction with Nigerian draw is that after individuals are apprehended and are responsible of the electoral offence, they appeared now not to be sanctioned, or punished in show to help as a deterrent to others.
He however, expressed the hope that the federal executive will produce bigger the capacity of INEC to originate better within the following election.
To RSIEC, Governor Wike charged the chairman and his participants to use their wealth of journey to make certain a winning transition when the local executive election date is fastened subsequent year.
He urged them to work as a group to originate their given mandate, given the gargantuan time that they must prepare for the election.
To the participants of the Rivers Yell Main Healthcare Management Board, governor Wike, who famed that the outdated board did very successfully, charged them to present on that success sage.
Governor Wike urged them to ship their legit journey to salvage by bettering on the draw, help the suitable hobby of the Yell with bigger dedication.
The governor said having been appointed to help a four year tenure, so grand is expected of them and they’ll most attention-grabbing originate extra within the occasion that they originate now not address making a living on my own, however work as a group in bettering the healthcare offer mechanism within the Yell.