Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move.
19659004] The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) commissioned by Mahmoud Yakubu, citing logistical.
"Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible." issues.
The presidential and parliamentary votes have been rescheduled for Saturday 23 February.
Governorship, state assembly and federal council have been rescheduled until Saturday 9 March.
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- The announcement came after an emergency meeting at the Inec headquarters in Abuja.
What's the reaction? [1
President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC party
Voters haveisse, "urged calm and appealed to Nigerians to" refrain from civil disorder and remain peaceful, patriotic and united to ensure that no force or conspiracy derail our democratic development "
Responses to Inec's tweet "The height of incompetence."