Following rumours that it has postponed the Common election scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019, the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, has spoken on the problems.
As journalists preserve vigil on the fee’s headquarters in Abuja, Rotimi Oyekanmi, the chief press secretary to INEC’s chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has knowledgeable the newsmen that the fee has taken a choice after a vital assembly attended by the chairman and 12 nationwide commissioners.
Prime officers of the fee had, earlier on, gone into a vital assembly at its headquarters, following considerations that some electoral supplies have been destroyed in some states whereas additionally, some accessible electoral supplies have been but to get to another states. On account of the essential assembly, fears have been and are nonetheless being nursed in some quarters as to the destiny of the election because the scenario retains pointing to a attainable postponement of the election.
That is following INEC’s criticism of some technical constraints it has confronted few days to the election which can have affected its preparations for the conduct of the elections. Nonetheless, when prodded to make clear on whether or not the election would maintain or if it had been postponed, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi merely mentioned, “A call has been taken, however you’d have to listen to from the horse’s mouth.”
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