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NEC Consults Stakeholders In Nimba On Election Law
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NEC Consults Stakeholders In Nimba On Election Law 
By S. Kannay Ziamo, LINA Nimba County Correspondent

GANTA, October 18 (LINA) - The National Elections Commission (NEC) has held discussions with stakeholders in Sanniquielie, Nimba County, on the revised election law of Liberia.

Participants and NEC officials attending the meeting also discussed the 2017 elections timetable, gender and minority role in elections and gender mainstreaming.

Speaking at the start of the one-day event recently, the Assistant Magistrate for Upper Nimba, Milton Paye, said the meeting has several phases involving representatives from all sectors of the country.

Paye stressed the need for citizens and stakeholders to play an active role in the upcoming legislative and presidential elections.

The event brought together heads of the Nimba Chiefs and Elders Council, Traditional Council, students, journalists and citizens.

Paye said it is important for citizens and stakeholders to gather to discuss and come up with measures that will lead to the holding of peaceful and credible elections.

He said NEC recognizes the critical role of citizens and stakeholders in activities leading to elections, and encouraged participants to return to their various communities and teach others what they learned during the meeting.

The NEC official said by applying lessons learned from the meeting, participants will help others to understand the importance of the electoral process and its significance to the future of the nation.
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