You can hate or like Fayose as a person but, the office of the Governor must and should be respected.
The proliferation of arms prior to elections also remains a huge threat. Since the 2003 elections, the arming of supporters has become an election tool.
Beijing has been a close ally of outgoing Sierra Leone president and is seen as a powerful player in an unusually open election.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Frankland Briyai, has said that 73,195 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected by their owners in the state since 2015.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019.
In all, there are six female candidates in the race, two of whom are presidential candidates while four are running mates to male candidates.
Nigerian’s are finding it difficult trusting Atiku, at least not for President
Perhaps more crucially is the fact that with 1.96 million voters, Anambra, in the 2015 elections, had more registered voters than any other south eastern state
Without prejudging whether the 2017 contest will be clean or not, it’s therefore important to ask how the election might be rigged, and how this could be stopped.