There are indications that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega may be removed from office this week. Jega is expected to be prevailed upon to embark on a terminal leave prior to the end his tenure in June.
Jega’s removal is expected to open the door to appoint a new chairman, a national commisoner of INEC, Amina Bala Zakari, who would jettisoned the use of permanent voters cards and other anti-rigging technologies.
Jega’s removal is a major part of a strategy developed by President Jonathan’s team to ensure that they win the presidential and other elections at all cost.
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