Former INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega says Nigeria’s future is at stake

Former INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega says Nigeria’s future is at stake

- Prof Attahiru Jega has warned that Nigeria's future is facing threats from misgovernance

- The former INEC chairman said there is a need to prevent bad people from wrecking Nigeria

- Jega called for collective efforts from citizens to cleanse Nigeria’s politics

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A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega has warned that Nigeria's future is at stake due to misgovernance.

Jega gave the warning at the inauguration of the 34-member policy advisory committee of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) on Friday, September 25, in Abuja, NAN reported.

Former INEC boss, Attahiru Jega says Nigeria’s future is at stake

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The former INEC boss told Nigerians not to sit back and allow bad people to wreck the country.

He called on everyone to contribute to the cleansing of politics in Nigeria.

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Jega said:

“There should be no fence-sitters; our future is at stake. We cannot allow bad people to continue to govern us or misgovern us and continue to wreck our country and its future.”

The ex-INEC chairman who serves as a member of the advisory committee of the PRP said he would help members of the committee to prepare the policy framework that would make PRP a strong political party.

Legit.ng recalls that the Jega gained widespread commendation for the way he oversaw the 2015 general elections in Nigeria.

In another report, INEC has disclosed that Z-pad used during the Edo state governorship election for the transmission of Polling Units (PUs) results would be deployed for election in Ondo State.

This was disclosed on Thursday, September 24, by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC chairman during a media interaction in Akure, The Nation reported.

Yakubu explained that the commission has already moved the Z-pads from its state office in Benin City to Akure.

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The commission also urged political parties to create an enabling atmosphere for a free, fair, credible and election in Ondo state.

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