Sokoto Commissioner Advises President-Elect To Ensure Prompt Prosecution Of Electoral Offenders

Muhammadu BuhariDr Jabbi Kilgore, Sokoto State Commissioner for Environment, on Sunday advised President-elect Mohammadu Buhari to ensure diligent prosecution of electoral offenders during the 2015 general elections.

Kilgore told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto that prompt prosecution of offenders would create sanity in the nation’s electoral process.

He also called for the setting up of electoral panels to handle such cases, to bringing about justice in the system.

He explained that such move would prevent desperate politicians from causing havoc in future elections.

Kilgore commended the efforts of INEC for improving on its performance, compared to the Presidential and National Assembly elections on March 28.

He called for more support from politicians, especially those seeking elective positions.

“The more politicians adhere strictly to the culture of democracy, the better for the nation’s nascent democracy”. (NAN)