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Jega insists 2015 polls will hold as scheduled

2015-03-19 15:49
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)

Abuja - The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Atahiru Jega, has stated that the commission is fully prepared for the 2015 elections, reports The Sun.

He stated that there will be no further postponement of the elections slated for March 28 and April 11.

Jega disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday at an election situation room dialogue session with over 60 civil society organisations.

Also read: Jega raises fresh concerns over elections

While addressing some of the issues facing the commission, he  maintained that since the commission had achieved 90 percent distribution and collection of permanent voters’ cards (PVCs) in 11 states so far, there was no  reason for any postponement.

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