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Senate Summons Jega Over Election Shift & Voter Card Reader

The Senate has summoned a Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, to seem before a row on Wednesday to denote operational certainty of a card-reader to lawmakers.

The elect has resolved to use a appurtenance to discern a flawlessness of a Permanent Voter Cards to be used on elections day.

The invitation followed a suit changed by a Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, during full on Tuesday.

Ndoma-Egba also pronounced that a Senate indifferent a right to scrutinise from a conduct of a electoral physique a remote reason for a change of a choosing dates.

“This suit has turn judicious as a maturation play happened while a Senate was on recess.

I, therefore, pierce that a Senate invites a Chairman of a Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to seem before a Senate during full on a listed issues

The elect should be done to denote a operational ability and certainty of a label reading machine,” he said.

On his part, Senator George Akume (APC-Benue) pronounced Jega’s coming would yield a electoral elect another event to transparent a atmosphere on some of a allegations that preceded a change of a ubiquitous elections.

Akume, who is a Senate Minority Leader, also submitted that a 3 Service Chiefs and a Inspector-General of Police should be invited along with Jega.

According to him, a public will yield a right atmosphere for a confidence operatives to state a reason because they opted for a check in a elections.

“In mouth-watering Jega, we should also entice those who wrote to him advising him that a practice should not hold.

We wish to hear from them as to because they can't yield confidence for an practice that will final a day or two,” he said.

Reacting, a President of a Senate, David Mark, pronounced both a Senate personality and a Senate minority personality had lifted a emanate in chamber.

“The Senate has a slip duty to reason supervision officials to comment for their stewardships and so we do not intent to a motion,’’ he said.

The suit perceived unanimous support from members of a assembly.




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