- Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the use of university lecturers for the conduct of elections in Nigeria
- The Senator said an end to the use of lecturers for election would save the reputation and protect the moral sanctity of the education sector
- Sani also said Nigeria's higher institutions should not be smeared by politics or politicians
The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has called for an end to the use of university lecturers for general elections across Nigeria.
Sani said such move by the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would save the reputation and protect the moral sanctity of the education sector.
The Senator also said that Nigerian universities should not be smeared by politics or politicians but must continue to be held in high esteem.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Attahiru Jega, immediate past chairman of INEC had accused university lecturers of conniving with politicians to undermine the 2019 general elections.
The former INEC boss criticized the university lecturers for undermining the integrity and outcome of the general elections.
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Jega, a former lecturer, alleged that some helped in facilitating a faulty recruitment process of the political class during the election adding that as a result, they betrayed the confidence the electoral body reposed in them.
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