A college don and former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has warned Nigerians in opposition to voting for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in subsequent elections.
Jega alleged that the 2 events haven’t been in a position to change the financial state of affairs of the nation regardless of their substantial and tangible variety of years in governance, including that they haven’t any values so as to add to the nation.
He said that they’ve did not convey the specified development and growth in Nigeria inside the previous 20 years.
The former INEC boss additional defined that the battle in opposition to corruption might by no means be achieved as corrupt politicians who have been alleged to be prosecuted, all the time discovered their methods to the ruling occasion to keep away from prosecution.
He stated, ”Nigerians ought to dump the 2 events due to their unhealthy antecedents during the last 20 years. Looking at their incapability to alter the financial fortunes of Nigeria for 20 years now, it’s now apparently clear that they might not do something even when Nigerians vote for any of the 2 events once more.
“The APC and PDP have fashioned governments, we have been all witnesses. They didn’t include an excellent intention to make amends. If you have a look at the battle in opposition to corruption, all these corrupt people who have been alleged to be prosecuted sneaked into the APC.”
Jega was the nationwide electoral chairman who midwived the election that introduced President Muhammadu Buhari to energy in 2015.