Jega: Politicians use lots of money in elections
INEC News – Prof. Attahiru Jega disclosed that politicians engage in excessive use of money in the electoral process.
Jega, who spoke at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the Independent National Electoral Commission was evolving measures to curb money politics as part of its reforms.
“Obviously, it is unfortunate that in Nigeria there is a lot of use of money in politics,” he said.
“It is unhealthy, it is illegal and we have to do quite a lot to minimise the role of money in politics and, we in INEC, it’s is one of the reforms measures that we hope to introduce long before 2015,” he added.