Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Nigeria Police, SSS Want Edo Elections Postponed

Two major security agencies have asked that the Edo State governorship election set for Saturday be postponed. The Nigeria Police Force and the State Security Service gave this advice to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Channels Television says.

It is not clear if INEC will heed the advice of the security agencies. The election is expected to be strongly fought between the candidate of the incumbent governing All Progressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki, and the candidate of the PDP, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.