Learn From Ghana’s Election, INEC Commissioner Tells Nigerians Reviewed by Momizat on . The Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini on Tuesday said Ghana will remain the pride of Africa as it stands as a model in African democ The Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini on Tuesday said Ghana will remain the pride of Africa as it stands as a model in African democ Rating:
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Learn From Ghana’s Election, INEC Commissioner Tells Nigerians

The Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini on Tuesday said Ghana will remain the pride of Africa as it stands as a model in African democracy which Nigeria must emulate.

Mr Igini, who was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, said “the history of a people is a reflection of how they decide to conduct themselves.”

The INEC commissioner said Ghana has conducted six successful elections that has met both local and international standards and that the success is not far-fetched because the saying “Ghana First” applies that every Ghanaians should believe in the country.

He said Ghanaians are where they are today because they started a journey of change some years ago, remaining committed to the value of change and in making the country attain a higher level in Africa and West Africa Sub-region and that they also adopt new method which is the introduction of the biometric system in the election process.

“Some of the things I found in Ghana are quite interesting unlike in our own country; and of course we can see why we are where we are,” he said.

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    In pre and post independent era, most of the Nigerian politicians went to Ghana under Nkrumah for political orientation  Many of today’s elite who studied in the then Soviet Union had to go through Ghana. It was illegal for a Nigerian with Nigeria passport to travel to Moscow. The suggestion is in line with the past, but the question is. Application to the letters of what the Ghanaian did and is doing. Nigerians hate rules and regulations in Nigeria. 

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