The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has today following the move by the National Assembly to abrogate the third tier of government has provoked them into issuing the threat of occupying homes of National Assembly members who are party to the move.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has joined his voice to those calling for the strengthening of electoral laws so that only ballots shall henceforth determine election winners, not law courts. Jonathan explained that in saner climes and by all standards, the electoral management bodies are responsible for returning candidates and declaring winners, while the judiciary complements these electoral empires either through upholding such declarations or otherwise when is there evidence that the process was marred by malpractices and order for a rerun.
The presidency said the former Vice president; Atiku Abubakar cannot absolve himself from the Nigerian woe today as he is part of the problem. Atiku Abubakar who is also a presidential candidate of the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election had yesterday in Abuja expressed fear over what he described as economic indices which suggest the country was drifting into a failed state.