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JUST IN: INEC postpones gov election by one week
INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the governorship and state assembly elections scheduled to hold on March 11 by one week.

The elections will now hold on March 18, 2023.

A state Resident Electoral Commissioner who spoke to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity confirmed the decision.

The PUNCH had reported that the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and his commissioners were in a closed-door meeting over the governorship election. The meeting commenced at 7pm on Wednesday.

Details later…

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