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Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has appealed to all eligible Nigerian citizens to turn out massively to exercise their constitutional right to vote on Saturday 23, February.

The main contenders are incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

In a statement on Friday, Chambas encouraged all Nigerians to continue to maintain a peaceful atmosphere by remaining calm and restrained throughout the voting process and especially after the announcement of the final results.

The Special Representative called on all political parties and candidates to contribute to the integrity of the electoral process by addressing any complaints that may arise through established legal and constitutional channels.


He reiterated that the successful conduct of peaceful, transparent and credible polls will strengthen Nigeria’s leading role on the continent and beyond.

“The Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, reaffirms the unwavering commitment of the United Nations, working closely with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union (AU) and other members of the international community, to support the march of Nigeria towards a future of democracy, peace and prosperity,” the statement concluded.




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