Presidential election postponed until March 28





The Presidential election have been postponed,  chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC)  on Saturday announced a six-week postponement to the presidential elections, due to security concerns

"In consideration of the advice by the security agencies, it will be unconscionable to have elections without adequate security," said elections chairman Attahiru Jega, according to a tweet from the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Attahiru Jega, said security chiefs advised a delay as troops would not be available because of operations against the militants.

"If the security of personnel, voters, election observers and election materials cannot be guaranteed, the lives of innocent young men and women and the prospect of free, fair and credible elections will be greatly jeopardised," he told reporters.

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