INEC postpones Edo gubernatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally announced the postponement of the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo by two weeks.

Mr Solomon Soyebi, INEC national Commissioner in-charge of voter education and publicity, made the disclosure at a press conference at INEC’s office in Benin.

Soyebi said the election would now hold on Sept. 28.

He attributed the postponement to alleged security threat as reported by the security agencies.