Another Reason Why INEC Chairman, Jega Must Go

LAGOS — The South-West Presidential Contact Committee Group of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday called for the removal of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Demands Power To Control Defection And Avoid 'Godfatherism'INEC, for gross dereliction of duty and deliberate partisan complicity.

In a communique issued at the end of its meeting in Lagos, the committee also described the intervention of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in the current national challenges as distorted, unstatesmanly, too personalised and provocative.

The communique was signed by Chief Olabode George, Senator Seye Ogunlewe, Maj.-Gen. A. T. Olanrewaju, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Chief Ebenezer Babatope and others.

The committee said it met and del

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President discredit rumours of Jega’s removal

ABUJA—The Presidency has debunked rumours gaining ground in some online and social media that the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, had been sacked by the Federal Government.

President Goodluck Jonathan and Prof Attahiru Jega

A source from the office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, citing security concerns yesterday, warned politicians against spreading falsehood capable of inciting violence to desist from doing so.

The source said they have been bombarded with calls from all parts of the country, describing the rumoured sack as an outright falsehood and mischievous propaganda, allegedly engineered by some forces with

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