Friday, 27 February 2015

APC Senators allege FG plans to sack Jega next week !!!!


APC Senators has alleged that the Federal government and the PDP is planning to sack INEC chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega by mandating him through a directive from the Head of Service to proceed on pre-retirement leave as from next week.

Prof Jega is to retire in June.At a press briefing after yesterday's plenary session, the spokesperson of the APC senators, Senator George Akume said information reaching them from reliable sources indicated that Jega will be served a letter next week asking him to go on terminal leave.

They say it's illegal & unconstitutional"We have received information from very very informed source, a very credible source that next week the Chairman of INEC would be served a letter by the office of the head of civil service directing him to proceed on terminal leave. We oppose the removal because it is criminal, it is illegal.

It is unconstitutional" he saidThe APC Senators also stated that they are opposed to the nomination of Senator Musiliu Obanikoro for a ministerial appointment."

All of us we have agreed that we are going to oppose that.

The three senators from Lagos state have written a letter to the president saying they are opposed to him based on these facts" Senator Babafemi Ojudu said

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