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Jonathan leads observation mission to Kenya elections

Jonathan leads observation mission to Kenya elections
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, left for Nairobi where he would be leading a team of observers to Kenya’s general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, 2022.

5th August 2022 Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan 5th August 2022 Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, left for Nairobi where he would be leading a team of observers to Kenya’s general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, 2022.It added that the EISA Electoral Observation Mission would issue a preliminary statement on its findings at a press conference on 11 August 2022.According to a statement issued by the EISA in Nairobi, the team comprises 21 short-term observers, mainly drawn from Civil Society Organisations, Election Management Bodies and academia from across the continent.” It said further, “The Mission’s assessment of the electoral process will be guided by the principles and obligations set out in the 2007 African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, the 2002 Organisation of African Unity/African Union Declaration of the Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa, the Declaration of Principles on International Election Observation and the Principles for Election Management, Monitoring and Observation as well as the legal framework governing the elections in the Republic of Kenya.

Jonathan would serve as the Head of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, which had deployed a full-fledged short-term team of observers to Kenya.IPOB, Kanu not problem but military response - Lawyer Arsenal beat Palace 2-0 in EPL opener Nigerians knock Keyamo over comments on ASUU strike I never believed my daughter would make it as an athlete -Tobi Amusan’s father Navy rescues two Ghanaian fishermen after boat accident February 19, 2022

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