Politics INEC, Reps Move to Limit Military Participation in 2015 Elections



The Independent National Electoral Commission, #INEC, and Nigerian National Assembly have agreed to make an amendment to the Electoral Act, limiting the roles of the military to “securing the distribution and delivery of electoral materials.”

Extract from #Punch:

The Independently National Electoral Commission on Tuesday threw its weight behind an amendment to the Electoral Act 2010 proposed by the House of Representatives seeking to limit the participation of the military in future elections in the country.

#INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, spoke at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja during a one-day public hearing on a bill to amend the Electoral Act 2010.

The public hearing was organised by the Jerry Manwe –led House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters.

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