The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, may have perfected plans for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, having accused him of colluding with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in taking the decision to postpone the elections.
Oshiomhole, at the caucus parley on Monday in Abuja said “Whatever information INEC conveyed to PDP, they ought to have conveyed it to us.
“What INEC is doing in collusion with PDP is to get PDP to be shouting ‘they want INEC chairman removed. The more I listened to the explanation from INEC chairman, the more disgusted I was. If it was just about disgust, I can manage my feelings; it raises my suspicion about who is behind this agenda.
“The more explanations INEC chairman did, the more questions that were left unanswered. I think INEC deserves to make explanation to us, not because we a are a governing party but because we are a major player.
“Our commitment to democracy is non-negotiable; our people’s determination to elect Mr President is not at the mercy of any institution, including INEC.
“If you ask me, I will say as APC chairman too, I second (PDP National Chairman) Uche Secondus. I have no difficulty in seconding Secondus to have a new INEC chairman if that is what it takes to have a credible election.”