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By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
Topic - Attahiru Jega
Election Chairman Attahiru Jega announced results Monday night that showed Mr. Jonathan won 22.4 million votes, compared to the 12.2 million votes of his nearest rival, the former military ruler Mr. Buhari.
The commission "is now well-prepared and well-positioned to conduct elections which will go a long way to satisfy the aspiration of Nigerians for free, fair and credible elections," Mr. Jega promised Tuesday during a news conference. "We have prepared adequately in terms of logistics preparations, in terms the training of our staff and in terms of effective liaison with security agencies in order to provide security before, during and after the elections."