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Plot to postpone elections thickens

2015-02-03 11:07
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 - Fresh facts have emerged to show that President Goodluck Jonathan is seriously pushing for the postponement of the February general elections, reports Sahara Reporters.

The President in the last few days has embarked on a renewed three-pronged approach to scuttle the elections as hopes for his dimmed significantly.

One of the strategies the Presidency wants to use to force the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to shift the polls is by recruiting some members of the defunct National Conference to press the case for postponing the elections until Nigerians discuss, adopt and implement the resolutions of the confab.

Also read:APC appeals to Chief Justice over election "postponement"

The second option is to frustrate INEC by not paying the balance of the contract for the printing of ballot papers that would be use for the elections.

The third option is the possible use of the Nigerian military to scuttle the election.

Read more at Sahara Reporters.

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