Jonathan Campaigners Lead Anti-Jega Protest In Lagos

The Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in Lagos on Monday morning led others protesters to storm the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, demanding the sacking of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, before the March 28 elections.

The bus of the campaign group led the protesters, who were chanting anti-Jega songs and bearing different placards, from the Gbagada end of the expressway towards the defunct Tollgate area.

Heavy traffic built up along the highway as the protesters, who were well protected by heavy police presence, took over one part of the road, grounding movement of other road users.
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The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Friday protested in Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, among other locations in the South-East, calling for the immediate removal of Jega.

On Sunday, the All Progressives Congress alleged that it had uncovered a plot by its Peoples Democratic Party counterpart to fund ethnic militias to protest and demand Jega’s sacking.

It added that such ethnic militias included the Oodua Peoples Congress.

It could not however be ascertained if the Congress was part of the Lagos Monday protest

Author: News Editor

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