Breaking News!!! INEC confirms postponement of Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the General election to February 23rd, which was supposed to be scheduled for today Saturday, February 16th, 2019.

INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing with the election as earlier scheduled for today, 16th February, 2019, was no longer feasible.

According to him,

“Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan, and the determination to conduct free, fair, and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the elections as scheduled is no longer feasible.”

He therefore announced that the Presidential and National Assembly elections had been moved to February 23, 2019 He also said that the governorship and state assembly elections have also been moved by one week to March 9, 2019.

According to him,

“consequently, the Commission has decided to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to Saturday, 23rd February 2019. Furthermore, the Governorship, State House of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections is rescheduled to Saturday 9th March 2019. This will afford the Commission the opportunity to address identified challenges in order to maintain the quality of our elections.

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