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PDP demands sack of INEC boss

14 August 2015, 10:11

Akure - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Amina Zakari, reports Punch.

The called was made by the Ondo State chapter of the party following Zakari’s comments  that the April 11 House of Assembly election in Ilaje state constituencies I and II was not credible.

Also read: PDP rejects Zakari as acting Chairman of INEC

Zakari had on Wednesday during the inauguration of the official quarters of the Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akure said the election in the Ilaje state constituencies I and II was not acceptable to the commission.

The party said it was surprised that INEC Chairman could make such a statement.

The party in a statement by its Publicity Secretary in the state, Banji Okunomo, said the electoral body should have been neutral on the issue since the matter was before a court of competent jurisdiction for adjudication.

He described Zakari statement as prejudicial and calculated to affect the proceedings and outcome of case in court.

Read more at Punch.

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