Elections Now March 28th and April 11th – INEC

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Briefing the press after the independent national electoral commission(INEC) meeting yesterday, INEC chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega said the 2015 general elections has been postponed by 6 weeks.

He said the decision was made after briefings with various stakeholders notably political parties, security agencies, civil society and the media. He said 26 out of the 28 registered parties were at the meeting.

The INEC chairman blamed the postponement on lack of security and collection of PVC. He said only 66% of the 96% PVCs has been collected. The presidential election will now hold March 28th while Governorship election will now hold April 11th.

 

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