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Fresh plot to shift elections uncovered

2015-01-29 19:10
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 - The plot to force the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to shift the February general elections has taken a  new dimension, reports Premium Times.

The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which are allegedly pushing for the postponement, are planning to instigate protests against INEC as a way of forcing the commission to postpone the February 14 and 28 general elections .

The plot is to mobilize women and youth groups across the country to organize protest against the commission.

Also read: APC appeals to Chief Justice over election "postponement"

The protesters will march on the streets, INEC headquarters and state offices with placards, complaining about the electoral body’s refusal to deliver their Permanent Voter Cards [PVC] to them.

They would then demand for a postponement of the elections so they would not be disenfranchised.

Read more at Premium Times.

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