Edo 2016: INEC postpones election


The Independent National Electoral Commission has agreed to shift the Edo State governorship election by two weeks.

The postponement came a day after the police and State Security Service announced their intention to pull out of the exercise, citing security concerns.

A national commissioner at the commission said the  Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, and other national officials of the commission are planning to address a press conference shortly.

details  soon….

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