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Jonathan accused of planning to bribe lawmakers to postpone elections

2015-02-16 12:26
Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan and his inner circle are allegedly pushing for the postponement of the general elections again, reports Sahara Reporters.

The new plot is to convince the National Assembly to agree to shift the elections and instead settle for a so-called interim national government.

President Jonathan, Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, the chairman of the PDP’s board of trustees, Tony Anenih, Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko and Ijaw political figure, Edwin Clark, are allegedly the main players in the new scheme.

Also read: Jonathan says 'not consulted' on election postponement

They have already set in motion modalities on how to recruit foot soldiers that will mobilize the National Assembly members to support the idea

Part of the plan is to offer a bribe of $2 million to each senator and $1 million to key members of the House of Representatives.

Read more at Sahara Reporters.

Read more on: 2015 elections

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