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Jega refuses to cancel Rivers election

“Sunday morning, I received a petition from APC demanding for the cancellation & rescheduling of elections”- Jega

“I circulated this memo to the Comm. We reviewed it and set up a 3 man Cttee to Rivers & returned this morning w their observations”- Jega

“There were a no. of points as to why the Comm should cancel/reschedule elections: 1)No elections 2)No result sheets 3)Subst. of officials”

“We cannot establish any cancellation or substitution of results and we sent a list of collation officers to the state”-Jega

“Officials fail to show up to work for several reasons and it is up to the REC to substitute from the pool of officials they have”- Jega

“We do not believe the allegations are substantial enough to require the cancellation/rescheduling of the elections in Rivers”- Jega

“The decison of the Comm is that we will take the results of the elections in Rivers state”- Jega

“We have taken measures to make sure that reoccurrences do not occur in the future”- Jega


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