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2023: Jega Warns Nigerians Against Voting For APC, PDP by fishman(m): 5:32pm On Aug 02
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has cautioned Nigerians against voting for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Speaking in Kaduna State during an interview with BBC Hausa, the ex-INEC boss argued that the two major political parties were synonymous with corruption, asking the masses to choose a credible alternative.

“The APC and the PDP have [ruled] all we have seen, they do not mean reform,” Jega said. “If you look at the fight against corruption, all the people who are said to be thieves will be punished because they stole under the PDP, now they have defected to the APC, and you are silent.”

“That is why we believe it is time to create a platform for all good people to return to, to contribute to the cause of change in Nigeria.”

Speaking further, the 64-year-old Professor of Political Science at the Bayero University Kano, said he registered as a member of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), to see how he could “help” Nigeria.
He alleged that those in the major political parties have destroyed everything and had made the parties so stigmatised that whichever good person joins the parties would be considered like them.

On the agitations for the country to split, the former INEC boss blamed the move on bad leadership in Nigeria, noting it had thrown the nation into its current problems.

Jega added, “So since these corrupt people have blocked everything, to the point that even if you are a good person if you are in their party and you can’t curse anything, then there should be a different party that will bring good people together.

“Obviously the way I see our politicians running the election and the way they are represented when they are elected is really scary.”

Re: 2023: Jega Warns Nigerians Against Voting For APC, PDP by Afamsi: 5:48pm On Aug 02
On a serious note, all the political criminals responsible for the political and economic instability and decadence in Nigeria are packed in these two political parties but #1000 and #2000 per vote wont let them look away.

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Re: 2023: Jega Warns Nigerians Against Voting For APC, PDP by Nobody: 5:52pm On Aug 02
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Re: 2023: Jega Warns Nigerians Against Voting For APC, PDP by joe54: 5:54pm On Aug 02
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Instead if me to vote PDP OR APC I would rather eat boiled Stone.
Re: 2023: Jega Warns Nigerians Against Voting For APC, PDP by Mynd44: 6:47pm On Aug 02

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