The 2019 election has been postponed. According to The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the general elections slated to hold on February 16th, 2019 will now hold on February 23rd, 2019.

This was stated in a statement signed by the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu. According to him, this was decided after a careful review of the implementation of INEC Logistics and plan as well as the determination to conduct free and fair elections in Nigeria.

According to INEC Nigeria on Twitter, the Presidential and National Assembly elections will now hold on 23rd February, 2019 while the Governorship, State House of Assembly and the FCT Area Council Elections will hold on 9th March, 2019.


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