The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Liberian President-elect, George Weah on his victory in what it described as “keenly contested Presidential election.’’
An announcement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, additionally congratulated all Liberians for a peaceable and profitable transition.
The peaceable transition in line with the get together is an affidavit that democracy has taken agency roots not solely in Liberia but in addition on the African continent.
“Equally commendable is the dedication of the Liberian National Electoral Commission for its inner reforms that paved the best way for a reputable election in consonant with the desires and aspirations of the individuals.’’
Ologbondiyan mentioned that Nigeria as a frontrunner within the West African Sub-region, particularly in the course of the PDP rule, performed key position in guaranteeing the political stability in Liberia.
He mentioned that Nigeria should proceed to point out path by guaranteeing the consolidation of democratic practices and tradition each at house and in different international locations within the sub-region.
The PDP urged the Chairman of the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to make sure credible elections in 2019, by insulating the fee from exterior interference.
Ologbondiyan additionally urged the fee to make sure that it “weeds out all
compromised officers’’, who might be utilized by undemocratic forces to attempt to subvert the desire of the individuals.
“Finally, we urge Nigerians to affix in strengthening our democratic apply by means of energetic participation in political schooling and mobilisation to make sure a permanent electoral course of’’.