Nigeria: INEC Respond To Jega Sack With A Debunk

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The speaker for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Kayode Idowu, has denied reports that INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, would be sacked on 1 March this year. TheNewsNigeria report.

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Speaking on a programme monitored in Lagos on Tuesday, Mr Idowu stated that Jega’s appointment was not guided by civil service rules and so he would serve until his tenure elapses on 30 June this year.

It would be recalled, after the postponement of the elections last weekend, there have been reports that President Goodluck Jonathan’s next move is to sack Jega of his job and replace him with a pliant person to conduct the elections.



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