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Ortom urges Buhari to reject direct primaries for parties in Electoral Amendment Bill



Ortom who made the decision when he interacted with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, mentioned that direct primaries was not in the very best curiosity of the nation.

He mentioned that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacked the required personnel to monitor the conduct of direct primaries by political parties.

“The electoral legislation ought to enable political parties to undertake any of the method appropriate for them in conducting their primaries.

“The adoption of direct social gathering primaries will solely give the governors extra energy to do no matter they need,” Ortom mentioned.

He mentioned that political parties lacked monetary capability to conduct direct primaries.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the National Assembly just lately handed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill adopting direct primaries for political parties in selecting their flagbearers in election.

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