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)
Lagos - The South West Presidential Contact Committee Group of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday insisted that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must resign from office, reports New Telegraph.
The group, which met in Lagos, accused Jega of partisanship in the distribution of the Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs).
The group in a communique after the end of its meeting called for the removal of Jega for gross dereliction of duty and deliberate partisan complicity.
Notable members of the committee present at the meeting include Olabode George, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, Maj. Gen. A.T. Olanrewaju, Gbenga Daniel.
Other members present at Monday’s meeting of group were Ebenezer Babatope, Kingsley Kuku, Senator Olayinka Omilani, among others.
Read more at New Telegraph.
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