Politics, Society

Jimoh Ibrahim Will Hear From My Lawyer – Olusegun Agbaje

jimoh ibrahimMr. Olusegun Agbaje, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ondo State has threatened to sue Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim: “The allegations are really sad and unfortunate, and I know their intention is to cow us and make us withdraw by diverting our intention. I can tell you that all the allegations are lies meant to divide this commission and distract our attention ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in the state.”

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“I have made my recommendation known to the Chairman of the commission, and also asked his approval to sue the person that signed the letter (statement). I won’t allow anyone to defame my character because I have a name to protect on this job and I shall resist any form of intimidation, harassment, or any attack on the integrity of this commission.”

“The commission doesn’t have any sympathy for any particular candidate because it is not a family affair. Whatever the court says, the commission is bound to sit down with the Legal department to look into the implications of the various judgments and then take a decision.”

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“So, the INEC headquarters has the final say and whatever they say would be communicated to us here in the state, and that we shall abide with. That is exactly 30 days to the election when, according to the Electoral Act, INEC is supposed to give the Voter Register to the candidates.”