INEC holds a consultative meeting with the lectrures’ union, the ASUU on january 4, ahead of the 2019 polls.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it would hold a consultative meeting with the lecturers’ union, the Academic Staff Union if Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on January 4, ahead of the 2019 polls.

INEC had raised the alarm that the lingering ASUU strike would no doubt have serious impact on the preparations for the conduct of the 2019 elections.

Speaking on the issue, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Voter Education and Publicity, Mr. Festus Okoye, told Journalists that the commission is hopeful and positive that its scheduled meeting with the leadership of ASUU and the leadership of other unions would yield the desired result.

The national commissioner added that the conduct of election is a multi-stakeholder venture and the success of the election would be in the best interest of all Nigerians.

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