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INEC Speaks On Postponing Edo Governorship Election

The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee has reversed its remark at the plan to droop the Governorship election in Edo State over threats of violence.

Festus Okoye, the INEC Nationwide Commissioner for Knowledge and Chairman of Voter Training, mentioned this on Wednesday throughout a TV programme.

The Fee additional mentioned that the plan to droop the Edo election would result in a constitutional disaster within the nation.

He, alternatively, confident Nigerians that the election will probably be performed, including that the electoral frame would fulfil its core purpose.

“INEC is gradually transferring forward with the September 19 Edo State governorship election. There are fourteen pieces for the election and 9 of them were carried out and none delicate fabrics were deployed. We’re continuing with the election as deliberate.”

“The political events on their very own are complying with the fee’s caution on violence and we’ve got additionally noticed a metamorphosis from the threats of violence. So, we’re transferring forward with the election.”


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