BREAKING: INEC postpones Edo election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has reversed its earlier decision to go ahead with the election in Edo as it has agreed to shift the governorship election by two weeks.

The decision to postpone the election was reached at a security meeting held in Benin, the Edo State capital this evening.

A national commissioner at the commission said the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, and other national officials of the commission are planning to address a press conference shortly.

Details later…

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