Distrust weighs largely on election body; says ex-chief
September 14, 2018
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Trust levels on election commissions have dampened, said ex-IEC chief, amid large-scale fraudulence and rigging in the election process.
Najib Ahmadzai said the ongoing security debacle and a widening distrust on election commissions will cause an election disaster and prompt a drastically low turnout. He demanded the election process be rethought and revised.
The election commission has also been pilloried by members of the parliament for lack of transparency and credibility.
Ahmadzai argued that election commissions are bereft of the capability of appropriately managing the elections and that their plans are nothing short of failure.
He urged President Ghani to prevent from an imminent election crisis and to rethink performances of the election commissions.
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