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APC condemns polls shift

2015-02-08 11:28
Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections for six weeks, reports NewsDay.

The party describes the decision of the commission as setback for democracy in the country.

John Odigie-Oyegun, the party’s National Chairman, in a statement shortly after INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega announced the shift, said the reasons advanced for the postponement were not genuine.

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He said the party would be meeting in an emergency session to study the implications of the postponement and will inform Nigerians of its decisions in the next few days.

He appealed to the party’s supporters to  remain calm even though what INEC did was provocative.

Read more at NewsDay

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