EU Set To Monitor 2019 Elections In Nigeria


The European Union (EU) has revealed that they would be on ground to monitor the forthcoming election in Nigeria.

Led by Head, EU Election Observation Mission to Nigerian, Maria Arena, she stated during a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday that in the run up to election day, observers would analyse the campaign environment, the election preparations, legal framework, the role of civil society and the media.

“On election day, they will observe the opening of the polling units, the vote process, counting of votes, tabulation of results. The EU will assess the conduct of the media by monitoring key TV and radio stations as well as newspapers and social media,” she said.

“We are here in the spirit of cooperation with Nigeria. We stand ready to deliver an impartial, objective assessment of the electoral process,” she said.

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