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Microsoft Word - Nigeria Update 2.doc

9 Apr 2003

Administration of Election by INEC In terms of the election timetable the focus this week was on the display of the final list of candidates. [...] NW 3 The state Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Aminu Yusuf said in Gusau, this was the outcome of a security meeting held with six governorship candidates and leaders of political parties in the state. [...] Obasanjo got PDP and AD to sign a peace pact in Ibadan – Oyo State yesterday “…the pact …did not include any plans for candidates of one party to step down for that of another.” Kogi State Chapter of the AD governorship candidate “said that the pact between them would be applicable to the state.” 13 March - National Reformation Party endorsed Obasanjo in Ibadan, Oyo State. [...] Gave the order at the weekend in Gasau during a security meeting with representatives of political parties, governorship candidates, director of SSS and the commandant of the one base ammunition depot. [...] Calls on Northern Emirs and Chiefs to enlighten their subjects and other Nigerians on the need to avoid acts capable of inflaming political tension in the country during the elections.
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