#Breaking: INEC Officially Postpones General Election Till The 23rd February



In our recent post, we shared with you that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was contemplating postponing the general election scheduled for today, Saturday 16th 2019. See post here.

Well, INEC, has spoken on the issue.


The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election till next week 23 February.

It was one of the decisions reached early today in a crunch talk between INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in Abuja, according to sources close to the meeting.

Professor Yakubu will be briefing the media later today on the decision, amidst reports of logistics problems faced by the commission.

The meeting, which began Friday evening, was still in progress up till 1.30 a.m.


Rotimi Oyekanmi, the chief press secretary to the INEC chairman has communicated the final decision.

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