INEC Chairman, Jega to decide whether or not to shift General elections

February 6, 2015 4:11 pm

The Independent National Electoral Commission, , says it will meet
with chairmen and secretaries of all registered political parties, and
Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs tomorrow Saturday 7th, to decide
whether to go ahead with the general elections billed for February 14
and 28.

A statement released by Mr Kayode Idowu, the spokesperson of INEC
Chairman, Attahiru Jega, states that after the meeting, “the Commission
will address a press conference to brief the nation on its decision with
regard to whether or not the general elections will hold as currently
scheduled”. Full statement after the cut…

On Thursday, February 5,
2015, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),
Professor Attahiru Jega, was invited to brief the National Council of States
(NCS) on the preparedness of INEC to conduct the . He
made a presentation titled “Preparations
for the 2015 General Elections: Progress Report
.’ The National Security
Adviser (NSA) and Armed Services Chiefs also briefed the Council on the current
security situation.


As a follow-up to that
meeting, the Commission has scheduled a consultative meeting with chairmen and
secretaries of all registered political parties, as well as a meeting with the
Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  

 

Thereafter, the
Commission will address a press conference to brief the nation on its decision
with regard to whether or not the general elections will hold as currently
scheduled.

 

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