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Tinubu says election postponement is democracy at gunpoint

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the postponement of the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as democracy at gunpoint.

Tinubu, reacting to the decision by the INEC via his Twitter handle, @AsiwajuTinubu, said the INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega caved in to pressure and blackmail.Tinubu noted that the shift in the dates for the general elections was a mere pretext by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to gain time to perfect its rigging machine.

The former Lagos State governor, who said there was nothing new in the security situation in the last one week that has not been there in the past three years to warrant the postponement, accusing security chiefs of playing the script of the PDP, adding that Nigerians are not ignorant of the plots/sub plots for postponement.

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