Supreme Court, Electoral Board discuss election preparations
Addis Ababa, January 31, 2020 (FBC) –The Federal Supreme Court and the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) held discussion on ongoing preparations for the upcoming election.
Meaza Ashenafi, President of the Supreme Court and Birtukan Mideksa, Chairperson of NEBE attended the discussion aimed at creating clarity on the electoral law.
The discussion mainly focused on the implementation of the Ethiopian Electoral and Political Parties Proclamation No 1162/2019 and how to respond to voting related complaints.
They also discussed on the necessary precautions that should be taken during and after voting to get public trust on all election related decisions and ensure the impartiality of the election.
The Electoral Board recently proposed to hold a national vote on August 16, 2020.