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INEC Denies Plans to Postponed Edo, Ondo election



INEC on Edo Ondo governorship elections

The Independence Electoral Commission, INEC has denied the rumors making the rounds that the governorship elections for Edo and Ondo has been postponed.

The commission made this know to the public on Monday while speaking through his National commissioner, Festus Okoye.

INEC official said, the Edo and Ondo elections timetable has not been adjusted.

“The Commission wishes to inform the general public that no decision has been taken to postpone the Edo and Ondo governorship election or adjust the timetable and schedule of activities for the said election scheduled for 19th September and 10th October 2020 respectively.

“It will be recalled that the Commission on the 6th February 2020 released the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two elections. Since then, the timetable has not been adjusted.

“While we are mindful of the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we are also monitoring the various efforts by the Federal and State Governments, health authorities and other stakeholders to contain the spread of and eliminate COVID-19.

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