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Bayelsa Supports De-Registration Of Parties

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Bayelsa State Government has declared support for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on the de-registration of political parties that failed to fulfill the provisions of the Electoral Act and the Constitution.

The Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, made this when he hosted the newly elected State Executive Committee of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, at his office, in Government House, Yenagoa, on Tuesday.

Ewhrudjakpo, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Doubara Atasi, said, the state government’s position on the issue was informed by its belief in the rule of law and the need to strengthen democracy in the country.

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He said the State Government would not work with political parties that had been de-registered or would be de-registered by INEC.

 

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