BREAKING: INEC Postpones Edo Governorship Election

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18,511 INEC Official, 25,000 Police Officers Deployed As 1.9M Voters Prepare For Edo Poll

There are strong indications that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the Edo State governorship election by two weeks.

LeadershipNg reports that the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, proceeded with the announcement on Thursday in Benin city, the state capital following intense pressure from security agencies.

READ ALSO: 18,511 INEC Official, 25,000 Police Officers Deployed As 1.9M Voters Prepare For Edo Poll

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

The Punch quoted a national commissioner at the commission as saying that the Chairman of the commission and other national officials of the commission are planning to address a press conference shortly.

READ ALSO: Security Agencies Warn INEC To Postpone Edo Election

We (360 Nobs) cannot independently and authoritatively confirm this as the last update (3 hours ago) from the official Twitter account of the INEC stated that:

More details to be added as the story develops…

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