Muluzi to lead Commonwealth observers to Nigeria elections

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma announced in London that former Malawian President Dr Bakili Muluzi will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group during Nigeria’s elections  on 14 February .

Muluzi to lead Nigeria C'Wealth observer team
Muluzi to lead Nigeria C’Wealth observer team

The 11-member Commonwealth Observer Group will be supported by a staff team from the Commonwealth Secretariat from London when Nigeria holds its fifth election since the end of military rule in 1999 to elect president, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Commonwealth Secretary General  said he was “delighted”  and “grateful” that Muluzi had accepted the invitation to lead the Group.

Sharma said the Commonwealth attaches great importance to conducting “credible elections as a means of strengthening democracy and giving citizens the opportunity to choose their leaders.”

Muluzi, whose team will be based in Abuja, confirmed his appointment and said  as matter of courtesy, he informed  Malawi President Peter Mutharika of his appointment.

“I informed  the Head  of State, Prof Mutharika and the President has congratulated and wished me well,” said Muluzi.

He has however raised security concerns for his team as the  infamous Boko Haram militants who have denounced democracy and are fighting to impose their strict version of Shariah law.

The Commonwealth Secretariat has assured his team of a comprehensive security plan, including a provision of police escort.

Muluzi’s team set to assemble in Abuja on February 7, includes members from Australia, Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda and from diverse fields.

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Machinga boyz
5 years ago

Gud luck akumuz,enawa english akutukwanrai nd school yaulere munayambsa ija

HUDSON SCARIOT
5 years ago

Proud of you father of democracy.

Mnyasaland
Mnyasaland
5 years ago

Amangwetu ndiye mukunjoya kuti ngakhale muli ndi milandu koma zanu kumakuyemdelami. Tikudziwa kuti che Petro amakuopani chifukwa Engineir wao ndinu. But time will come when you will answer to the K7b charge which you feel it will die a natural death.

mwanamweyne
mwanamweyne
5 years ago

Zabwiweno Zonse Atcheya we are proud of You

Anamuna Amphongo
Anamuna Amphongo
5 years ago

Mjomba chenenetu kwele. Wangali two koloko wele. Akagambe kamula masengo basi. Yambone yosope mundu juangulungwa.

sabiti
sabiti
5 years ago

Its Muluzi basi zikumunsa akakolope nyanja yaMalawi. All the best

BalakaGuy
BalakaGuy
5 years ago

The worst president Malawi has ever had,

Hardson
5 years ago

Big munthu wamkuru pofunika kuzitapa zambiri kumeneko

Kanyimbi
Kanyimbi
5 years ago

Atcheya woyeeee! Kumachenjera pa tawoni.

Mtonga wa Mtonga
Mtonga wa Mtonga
5 years ago

Munthu Wankulu muzonse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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