Anambra governorship candidates sign peace pact

November 5, 2021

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Anambra governorship candidates sign peace pact

Candidates in the imminent Anambra governorship election signed a peace accord in Awka, the state captial, on Thursday.

The election is slated for Saturday.

The peace accord ceremony was organised by the National Peace Committee, which is chaired by former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar.

The accord is equally binding on the candidate’s political parties and is expected to encourage signees to take proactive steps “towards ensuring a conducive environment for the conduct of a credible electoral process.”

Security measures: The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movementin the state. This means there would be no movement of vehicles in and out of Anambra State from 11:59 pm on Friday, November 5 to 11:59 pm on Saturday, November 6.

Push forward: A coalition of Governors from the five South-East states have urged residents to ignore threats of insecurity, confidently go out on Saturday and vote for any candidate of their choice.

Final words: The candidates have made their last pitchto voters ahead of the election this weekend.

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