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MASSOB protests Jega must leave

2015-03-13 19:58
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 Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra has insisted Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, to leave his office before the upcoming elections, Vanguard reported.

The group demanded it's requests by protesting in their large numbers, disrupting the flow of traffic in Onitsha.

Members demand the removal or resignation of Jega because of the alleged nocturnal meetings he has been involved in with people of the North.

Also read: MASSOB vows resistance against polls conducted by Jega

MASSOB claims Jega is against the Igbo race of which the group feels he should removed. While also they believe he has been secretly meeting with his Muslim brothers from Saudi Arabia to find a way to conduct the elections and how to return the power to the North.

The group has threatened to carry out a national rally to show their grievances and they feel Jega can be replaced.

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