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Election in Delta suspended by INEC over security

2015-03-28 17:57
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Delta - The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended voting in the Udu Local Government area in Delta, Punch reported 

This comes as police in the state cannot guarantee the safety of voters in the area.

Also read: Plan to announce election results prematurely uncovered

According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Anidi Ikowak, several stakeholders did not want electoral officers to move voting materials to polls.

The stakeholders only wanted voting to commence if only they had seen the constituency collation form, of which was not present at the time and therefore police advised the election to be suspended.

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