Ghani and Abdullah are pushing elections into crisis, says former NDS chief
Former National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Rahmatullah Nabil, who is running for 2019 presidential elections, said that President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah were attempting to push the presidential election into crisis.
elders (Ghani and Abdullah) are trying to push the 2019 presidential election
into crisis for the people of Afghanistan,” Nabil said, addressing a crowd of
supporters. He noted that the two NUG leaders want to push this year’s elections
down into ethnic, local, and lingual disputes as they did in the disputed 2014
both NUG leaders to change the upcoming presidential polls into an opportunity.
recent remarks made by Mawlana Abdullah, a commissioner of the Independent
Election Commission (IEC), he further went on to accuse Ghani and Abdullah of
interfering in the election affairs.
were illegally hired— are working in high positions in the secretariat of the
IEC, said the IEC commissioner in a press conference held on Tuesday, September
“Some staffs who are paid AFN 18,000 salary per month have more authority than the seven [IEC] commissioners,” he said, complaining that they can easily delete as much data as they want to remove from data center of the IEC.
Presidential Palace, however, rejected any kind of interference in the affairs
of the elections commissions.