Jonathan to world leaders: Permit residents to train their rights through ballots
Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria, says world leaders should pursue peace of their respective nations by practising true democracy.
Talking on Sunday on the worldwide management convention in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jonathan stated good governance is the catalyst for political stability, development, and inclusive improvement.
The convention was collectively organised by the Worldwide Affiliation of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) and the Asian Imaginative and prescient Institute (AVI).
Based on the previous president, residents vote for long-lasting peace and sustainable improvement when they’re given the liberty to train their rights.
“I urge world leaders to really imbibe and embrace these rules of true democracy by not simply overseeing routine elections however conducting elections which might be free, truthful, inclusive, clear and credible in the direction of putting governance on the service of the individuals and establishing a tradition of world peace and concord,” Jonathan stated.
“Frankly talking, speaking about elections, you will need to notice that the election worth chain by means of voting within the discipline, processing and collating of outcomes to the announcement of the outcomes, and in some nations, the judicial procedures the place the processes undergo litigations, should be constructed on a stable basis of justice for democracy to perform successfully.
“The Worldwide Summit Council for Peace (ISCP-Africa), which I chair, will proceed to advocate for a democratic tradition rooted in free, truthful elections, rule of regulation and good governance.
“The world will probably be higher after we decide to constructing on the widespread floor all of us share as one human household and promote higher solidarity amongst all peoples.
“On this notice, let me remind all of us that earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic, some nations had been beneath the impression that they may survive solely on their very own.
“Nonetheless, the COVID-19 expertise has made it very clear that the entire world should work collectively for the peace and safety of humanity. After all, as much as this time, many countries are nonetheless struggling to get better from the dangerous impact and lethal impression of the pandemic.
“The expertise has certainly demonstrated the necessity for inter-dependence, mutual prosperity and shared values as enunciated by the common peace federation (UPF).”
In the meantime, the overall election in Cambodia was held on Sunday.
Based on Aljazeera, Hun Sen, the nation’s prime minister, has claimed a “landslide” victory in nationwide elections which is broadly seen as flawed.
Sen has been in workplace since 1985.