FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said the country should modify its electoral laws to avoid a repeat of the 2019 polls in 2023.
Jonathan, who said these during a lecture/book presentation to mark the second term inauguration of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt on Monday, added that allowing one person to constitute the tribunals would erode confidence in the system.
We must modify our laws to make sure that in the 2023 elections, some of these things don't repeat," The Cable quoted Jonathan as saying.
"If democracy must endure in Africa, then the process leading to elections and the conduct of elections must be done in a way that people will have confidence in the system."
The former Bayelsa State governor said if democracy must endure in the country, the democratic process must be developed in such a way that people would have confidence in the electoral process.
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