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Jega ‘embarrasses’ President Jonathan

2015-03-29 13:56
Attahiru Jega
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)

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Lagos – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has apologized for embarrassing president Goodluck Jonathan.

The apology is coming after the President Goodluck Jonathan found it difficult to be accredited at his polling unit during Saturday’s election.

He said this during a recent interview which was quoted on INEC’s twitter handle.

‘“What happened in the case of Mr. President is regrettable and a national embarrassment"- Jega
"We have apologised for what happened"- Jega’ INEC tweeted.

He also said that apologies had been sent to the president over the national embrassment.


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