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 Peoples Democratic Party has distanced itself from comments credited to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State calling for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, reports Punch.
The party said the governor was not speaking for the PDP on the issue.
Uche Sedondu, PDP’s Deputy National Chairman, said Fayose was merely expressing his personal opinion.
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He noted that Fayose’s statement must not be construed to mean the position of the party on the issue.
He denied that the PDP was pressuring President Goodluck Jonathan to sack Jega.
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