Violence Free Elections: IPC/ActionAid holds Multi-stakeholders’ Parley in Lagos


A man drops his voters card in a ballot

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos and ActionAid Nigeria will hold a multi-stakeholders’ parley on credible and violence free elections in Lagos State.

According to a terse statement by the organizers, the programme, scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Lagos is part of an election and democratic governance project tagged: Strengthening Citizens’ Engagement in Electoral Processes (SCEEP) being implemented in ten (10) States by ActionAid Nigeria, with the support of UKAID through The Department for International Development (DFID).”

“Invited institutional stakeholders to give perspective on preparations towards the Lagos Governorship and House of Assembly elections include the Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC, Lagos-State; The Lagos State Police Commissioner; The Lagos State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC); the Lagos State Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA), the Media; and Civil society platforms, amongst others”, Sanmi Falobi, IPC’s programme Associate stated.