The Supreme Council of Bishops, known as the World Council of Bishops, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the draft law on electoral amendment.
The Presbyterian, the National Assembly, the Governor, the Parliament and the Regional Councils during the elections in Abuja, Nigeria.
The founding primate of the Council, His Eminence, Msgr. Polycarpe, made an appeal in an interview with the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Abuja, Nigeria.
He said the Senate and House of Representatives had passed the Elections Bill for the fourth time.
The NAN states that the bill seeks to amend Nigeria’s electoral laws, otherwise known as the Electoral Law.
The law therefore guides INEC operations and interventions at the federal level.
Nigeria’s Electoral Bill, Nigeria’s electoral bill, states: “We, the World Council of Bishops around the world, appeal to President Buhari.
“We affirm that this electoral amendment is a fair hearing and that all the necessary support from the presidency is granted, because the Senate and the House of Representatives of Nigeria adopted the bill for the fourth time, which demonstrates its transparency and importance, despite the refusal of the President to endorse this bill.
“Nigerians want a real and positive change to an electronic voting system in our general elections, other than the usual ballot box, and that our nation has been in existence for more than a decade; Nigerians have come a long way way to adapt to the electoral and political changes going back to the National Electoral Commission (NEC), at the time of Mr. Humphrey Nwosu, at the end of the 90s “.
National election of Nigeria in 2019 to respect equity in the next general election in Nigeria in 2023.
The general elections of 2089 are transparent, less stressful because of the introduction of new electronic reforms in Nigeria, and “I use all Nigerians to get out of it”, fearing God and a leader, in the general elections of 2023 as well.
“We urge Nigeria to succeed and survive the 2019 general election.
“We demand that he be free, fair and violent in the face of the emergence of a credible leader who will lead all Nigerians in all our six (6) geopolitical areas of our country to the Promised Land” , he added.