We wish to inform you that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has yesterday postponed the Edo State governorship election that ware to take place tomorrow. for security advice the INEC has recheldul it to hold on 28th Semptember 2016.
Accordiing to INEC statement, we notice the postpoment was foe the purpose of security.
As reported by the Guardian News Earlier, in the week, the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) had in a joint statement urged INEC to reschedule the polls, saying there were plans by unscrupulous persons to foment trouble.
According to INEC, in a statement by its National Commissioner (Voters Education and Publicity), Soyebi Solomon, said: “At about 6:00p.m. today (yesterday), the Commission received official communication from the Police and the DSS drawing its attention to the need to postpone the Edo governorship elections. Such postponement is necessary in view of threats of terrorist activities in Edo State.
As will speek the Edo Government election has been sift to Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
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