Chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission Attahiru Jega speaks in Abuja as Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies. (Stringer, AFP)
Ado Ekiti - Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday said President Goodluck Jonathan can sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega if he wishes, reports Vanguard.
Fayose noted that if the President does that, heavens will not fall.
Fayose stated this in a statement made available by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka.
The governor noted that members of All Progressive Congress (APC), who are opposed to the sacking of Jega have their own agenda.
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The governor, who said the APC should stop acting as if Nigeria belongs to the party, added that; “by turning themselves to advocates and defenders of Jega, the APC and its agents have shown that they have a deal with the INEC Chairman to manipulate the elections.
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