But the nation rose against this. The claim was that a dictatorship was under way. People demonstrated in the streets. So the Prime Minister changed the plan and allowed the elections to go ahead.
After a couple of weeks, the electoral commissioner declared the rolls were ready. Perhaps he had been smoking marijuana.
How can this nation possibly have valid rolls? Will each distant villager have an ID card to enrol? How will their identity be verified to receive an ID card?
We read that the rolls have not been updated since 2007. That means that thousands of dead people are still on the rolls. Hundreds of thousands of young people have become eligible to vote and are not on the rolls.
A large percentage of the population missed out on voting with the obvious suspicion of foul play in updating the rolls. The Australian media commented. Please click:
Belden Namah says Australia ‘interfered’ in election
We had our say about two months ago in a report on blog that stated the obvious. Please click:
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