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We hear Orubebe had plans to abduct Jega



More revelations have emerged to suggest that the shameful display by former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe during the announcement of the presidential results by INEC chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, was not a spore of the moment parade of emotions, but part of a well-orchestrated game plan.

A report by the Reuters news agency stated that Orubebe’s disgraceful outburst was part of an alleged plot by some persons to abduct Jega, on Tuesday, March 31, stopping him from announcing the results of the presidential election and declaring Muhammadu Buhari of the APC winner of the poll.

According to Reuters, Orubebe’s role was to cause a disturbance at the collation centre as cover for the abduction of Jega.

The report said an aide to Jega had unearthed a plot by supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan to disrupt the public announcement of the national election results and kidnap Jega in a bid to wreck the count.

It said that the aide had sent a text message to an independent voting monitor, “warning of an imminent threat to the electoral process.”

Reuters said it pieced the information together from the text message, events on the ground during the announcement of the results and interviews with pro-democracy advocates and diplomats in Abuja.

It added that an independent voting monitor sent the SMS, saying, “Fellow countrymen, Nigeria on Trial,” read the SMS sent on the morning of March 31 to the head of the Situation Room, an Abuja-based coalition of human rights groups and pro-democracy advocates monitoring the elections.

“Plans are on storm [sic] the podium at the ICC Collation Centre and disrupt the process. Nobody is sue [sic] what will happen. Please share this as widely as possible,” the text read further.

At that moment, Jega was about to preside over the announcement of the results.

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  1. de don

    April 17, 2015 at 8:42 am

    is he sick?

  2. tsalz eme

    April 17, 2015 at 11:06 am

    am sure he is high on cheap drug.. person wey no get level

  3. tsalz eme

    April 17, 2015 at 11:08 am

    too many joke…

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