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Muhammadu Buhari Advises INEC To Conduct 2015 Elections Same Day

To match Interview NIGERIA-BUHARI/Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct 2015 general elections on the same day.
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Buhari gave the advice in Daura, Katsina State, while answering questions from newsmen after he obtained APC membership card.
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He said that conducting the elections in one day would help in reducing election malpractice and save cost.
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He added that the litigations that trailed the 2003, 2007 and 2011 general elections would be avoided if the elections were held on the same day.
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“If all the elections are conducted on the same day, there will be less cases of snatching of ballot boxes and use of political thugs to rig elections,’’ he said.
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Buhari, who urged party members to come out en masse and register with the APC, expressed optimism that the opposition party would win the 2015 general elections in the country.

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