Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal yesterday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prepare for the 2015 polls.
Tambuwal gave the advice in his New Year message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam.
The speaker commended the Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission for conducting a peaceful and credible local government election worthy of emulation.
“The lesson in what happened in Yobe should not be lost on all of us in spite of the security situation in the state and operating under the State of Emergency”, he said.
He appreciated the role played by the government and people of the state as well as security agencies to ensure that the election witnessed massive turn out and was concluded peacefully.
“The determination of the government and people of Yobe State to have democratic structures at the grassroots played a huge part in ensuring the success of the exercise.
“It should not be lost on all of us that when all hands are on deck, and with sincerity of purpose, we can achieve success together.
“I commend the security agencies, the government and people of Yobe State for setting an example worthy of emulation”, the Speaker said.
Tambuwal enjoined Nigerians to remain positive about the country, and prayed to God for a prosperous and peaceful 2014.