The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, expressed the readiness of the National Assembly to ensure transparent and credible Elections in the 2023.
Lawan declared this during his speech to welcome Lawmakers back from the two-month recess.
The senate President explained that the innovative amendment to the Electoral Act by the National Assembly, has provided the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), with the resources needed to deliver a successful General Election in 2023.
He said; “Distinguished Colleagues, the year 2023 is a momentous period for Nigeria, as elections will be held, across the Country. Nigerians are expected to exercise their franchise.’’
“Therefore, the Senate, indeed the National Assembly, will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure very successful, transparent and credible elections.’’
“We are ready to support INEC in all possible ways as a Legislature.’’
“Already, the timely amendment of the Electoral Act 2022 has provided very important innovations in ensuring a better electoral climate.”