The ECOWAS Commission has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for his unrelenting efforts to ensure smooth, free, fair, transparent and credible elections.
The Commission also commends the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), work so far accomplished by to prepare the electoral machinery for a hitch-free conduct of the polls.
In a statement made available to newsmen ,the ECOWAS Commission notes with importance of the presidential election to the region and the African continent at large.
The commission urges political parties and their leaders to caution their followers against any acts or pronouncements that could endanger the peaceful conduct of the elections.
further commends them for subscribing to the first and second Peace Accord, facilitated by the National Peace Committee.
ECOWAS urges the electorate to conduct themselves with maturity and a sense of patriotism on E| Day. It further urges the security services to secure the environment for peaceful polls, while maintaining their neutrality.
The ECOWAS Commission encourages the political parties and their leaders to accept the eventual , outcome of the polls as will be announced by INEC and urges any aggrieved parties to seek redress through laid down rules and regulations governing the electoral process.