The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu has called on security agencies to collaborate with the Commission in order to ensure violence free elections in twenty nineteen.

His call came during a meeting of the Interagencies Consultative Committee on Electoral Security on Friday in Abuja.

The National Security Adviser who Co Chairs the Committee,the Director General of the Department of State Services, and the Inspector General of Police were absent from the meeting but sent representatives instead.

The representative of the National Security Adviser Peace Abdallah promised increased collaboration with INEC as it seeks to deliver better elections.