Nigeria’s usa president and parliamentary elections have already been delayed to get a week.
The particular Independent Nationwide Electoral Payment (INEC) produced the statement just 5 hours prior to the polls had been due to open up on Sunday.
“Proceeding using the election because scheduled has ceased to be feasible, inch commission chief Mahmood Yakubu said, citing logistical problems.
The particular vote continues to be rescheduled intended for Saturday twenty three February.
The statement came right after an emergency conference at the INEC headquarters within the capital, Abuja.
Mister Yakubu stated the postpone would give the particular commission time for you to address important issues, yet did not supply further information.
In past times two weeks many INEC workplaces have been established alight, along with thousands of digital smart card visitors and voter cards damaged.
There are also claims associated with shortages associated with election materials in some from the country’s thirty six states.
Nigeria is not a new comer to voting postponements, as prior elections this year and 2015 were postponed by various days.