#AskJega: INEC Chairman Reveals All You Need To Know About 2015 Elections

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has reiterated that the electoral body will conduct the re-scheduled 2015 general elections at the stipulated date. Naij report.

Speaking during an interview this morning on Channels TV, the INEC boss explained how the electoral body plans to conduct free and fair elections and how Nigerians are expected to vote, come March 28 and April 11.

Professor Jega spoke extensively about the forthcoming March 28 and April 11 elections, which have been described as the biggest elections in the country’s history.

According to Naij publication, here are the points the INEC Chairman addressed on, below:

Prof. Attahiru Jega is a guest on @sunrisedailynow @channelstv by 7.30am. Questions will be taken from Twitter. Tune in. #NigeriaDecides

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“As I speak with you, we have received assurances that security will be provided for Adhoc staff”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“I understand that military operation is still going on in 3 LGAs”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“If there are areas that have been cleared of insurgents and people have returned and resumed their normal lives, they can vote there”– Jega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“It’s safer in Borno state to conduct elections inside the IDP camp, this was unanimously agreed upon by stakeholders”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“We are setting up the IDP camps in accordance with LGAs and PUs and the card readers will be configured accordingly”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“We have briefed stakeholders in affected states on the IDP voting methodology and it was widely accepted”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
Four things the Card Reader does: #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
1- “In the event a card reader fails during accreditation, we will replace it within the accreditation period”-Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
2- “If we can’t replace it within the accreditation period, we’ve agreed with stakeholders that elections will continue the next day”– Jega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“If we have a report that PVC was collected by proxy, identified officials will face disciplinary action”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“It is not true that INEC is not distributing PVCs to certain states”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“Luckily the percentage of PVC collection in Ogun state has gone up to 57.8% recently”– Jega #AskJega

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 20, 2015
“The outstanding PVCs are not being produced in China according to allegations but in a company here in Nigeria”- Jega #AskJega

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And also note that the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria are scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015, while the Governorship and Senatorial elections will be held on April 11.

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  1. pls the new elect president should lead us well and keep to his promises dats wat we Nigerians hope for..

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