Nigeria orders elections chief to step down

Nigeria's Acting President Jonathan ordered the country's elections chief to leave his post immediately.

Nigeria orders elections chief to step down

Nigeria's Acting President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ordered the country's elections chief to leave his post immediately.

"The acting president ... has directed the chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, to proceed on pre-disengagement leave with immediate effect," said Ima Niboro, spokesman for Jonathan.

Reuters

Last Mod: 28 Nisan 2010, 21:56
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