It also condemned the presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly refusing to expand the democratic space for the opposition political parties across the country.
SDP National Secretary, Shehu Gabam expressed this worry at a capacity building programme organised for the state chairmen, state organising secretaries and legal advisers of the party at the Rock View Hotel, Abuja.
Gabam’s declaration followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s withdrawal of assent to the electoral amendment bill passed on two separate occasions by the National Assembly.
In his words, “We have built democracy for 20 years, yet, it is difficult to conduct free and fair elections.
“Moneybags, moral deficit and violence has characterised most of our elections. There is no credibility and transparency in line with the global best practice.Share this News