A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Maiduguri - Twenty-three of the 28 political parties in Borno State have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in the state till September, reports Punch
The parties are also suggesting the inauguration of an interim government to run the affairs of the state after the expiration of the tenure of the present administration on May 29, 2015.
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The parties, under the aegis of the Inter Party Advisory Council, Borno State chapter, noted that there was no way a credible election could be held in the state under the present condition.
Babagana Musa, chairman of the council, said the decision was taken by all other political parties in the state except five — All Progressives Congress, Kowa Party, All Progressive Grand Alliance, Peoples Democratic Party and Africa Alliance.
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