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Senate to summon Jega over poll shift

2015-02-13 16:17
Chairperson of INEC, Attahiru Jega speaks in Abuja as Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies. (AFP)

Kano - Following the postponement of the general elections by six weeks, the Senate is expected to summon the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, reports NewsDay.

Jega is expected to explain to the whole House the actual reasons behind the postponement.

Kabiru Gaya, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government, said the first assignment of the lawmakers on resumption of plenary sitting is to summon Jega and ask him reasons why the commission postponed the polls.

Also read: Vote postponement comes under fire

He wondered why Jega never consulted the National Assembly before deciding to postpone the elections.

Read more at NewsDay.

Read more on: 2015 elections


- Newsday
Read more on: attahiru jega  |  kano state  |  election 2015

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