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
Abuja - A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has alleged plots by government to sack the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, reports The Nation
The group also raised an alarm over plans to to have the elections shifted.
The plot according to the group is to declare INEC unfit to manage the elections, thereby leading to its postponement.Also read: Nigeria may postpone Feb elections - INEC
Saudatu Mahdi, who spoke on behalf of other members of the group, said those pushing for the postponement want to use the alleged lapse in the distribution of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) as the reason why the elections should be shifted.
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