close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Nigeria President says `not consulted` on election postponement

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said Wednesday that he was "not consulted" on a widely-criticised decision to postpone national elections by six weeks, rejecting claims that his political interests motivated the delay. 



Lagos: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said Wednesday that he was "not consulted" on a widely-criticised decision to postpone national elections by six weeks, rejecting claims that his political interests motivated the delay. 

"I was not consulted and I don`t want to be consulted," Jonathan said in a nationally broadcast interview, insisting that election officials made an independent decision after receiving guidance from the security agencies. 

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video


WION FEATURES

K8 Plus: Lenovo's new phone available @ Rs 10,999

Heavy security outside Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa as search operation begins

WATCH Exclusive: After Doklam standoff, India begins road construction near LAC

Hurricane Irma, rampaging through Caribbean, is most enduring super-storm on record

Three train derailments in 1 day, fourth accident narrowly-averted

China says Indian Army chief's views contrary to those expressed by Modi, Xi