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Amaechi threatens mass action against poll shift

2015-02-07 13:31
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Port Harcourt - Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has said that members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) would take to the streets in protest if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postpones the February polls, reports The Guardian.

Amaechi, who is the director general of Buhari campaign organization, stated this on Friday in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State while addressing a campaign rally.

He insisted that the presidential election must hold on February 14 because Nigerians are charged and poised to vote on that day for an inevitable change.

Also read: Nigeria may postpone Feb elections - INEC

He noted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was afraid of losing the election and that was why it is pushing for a postponement.

Read more at The Guardian.

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