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Sunday, 8 February 2015
INEC official postpones elections. Now March 28th and April 11th
INEC chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega briefed the media on the outcome
of their meeting yesterday. He said the 2015 general elections has been
postponed by 6 weeks. Jega 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. Jega blamed the postponement on lack of security
and collection of PVC. He said only 66% of the 96% PVCs has been
New dates: the presidential election will now hold March 28th while
Governorship election will now hold April 11th.