by James Sambo
The governors of the opposition party, All Progressives Congress, under the aegis Progressive Governors Forum, have expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the Council of State meeting which held on Thursday, February 5, at the State House, Abuja.
Their reaction was communicated via a communiqué signed by Gov. Rochas Okorocha, Chairman of the forum and governor of Imo State.
The communique expressed satisfaction with the assurances given by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki on the state of preparedness for the Feb. 14 and 28 General elections.
“The Chairman of INEC had assured Council that INEC is ready to proceed with elections as scheduled.”
Furthermore, the communique said that the Chairman of the commission had informed the meeting that INEC had a more robust system to handle the election when compared to its situation in 2011.
It also advised all state governors to engage the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria in their respective states with a view to resolving the strike embarked upon by its members.