INEC Succumbs, Postpones Edo Election

After initially saying that Edo state governorship election would hold as planned, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), finally bowed to the call of Department of State Security (DSS) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to postpone the election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the Edo State governorship election by two weeks.

The INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu made the announcement today in Benin, the Edo state capital.

The election had earlier been scheduled for Saturday September 10, 2016.

Details later…

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