The Civil Society Situation Room has urged all aggrieved political parties to make use of well established constitutional and legal remedies available to them.
Convener of the coalition of CSOs, Ene Obi said this in the group’s third interim statement on the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Abuja.
Obi also called on Nigerians to remain calm and express their displeasure, if need be, through a peaceful and democratic way.
She said that ahead of the 2023 General Elections, the Situation Room launched its Credibility Threshold for the 2023 General Election, which was shared with election stakeholders, including the Independent National Electoral Commission.
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“The threshold document outlined twelve criteria as minimum requirements for evaluating the credibility of the elections.
“Among the criteria are reform of the electoral legal framework, efficient and accountable election management, and effective monitoring of political parties and the campaign process.
“The Situation Room expected that the innovative reforms introduced by INEC in furtherance of the new Electoral Act 2022, will lead to efficient and accountable election management.
“This includes improved access to polling units, hitch-free accreditation and voting, accurate and transparent results collation, and effective violence mitigation,” she said.