INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, made this known in a statement to newsmen.
According to the INEC official, 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.
”If and when the need arises to adjust the timetable for the election, the same will be conveyed to the public in the usual manner. In the meantime, we will continue to study the situation carefully and cooperate with other stakeholders in the battle against COVID-19.”
Share this post with your Friends on
Looking for something? Search below
You may be interested
No rift between President Buhari and Tinubu – PresidencyWebby - March 25, 2021
[unable to retrieve full-text content]
2023: Mass defections loom in PDP as Igbo leaders threaten to dump party over presidential ticketWebby - March 25, 2021
- The PDP may have to contend with a recent threat issued by a group from the southeast over its…
Mbawa youth groups in Benue lock horns over attack on Gov. OrtomWebby - March 25, 2021
Youth groups of Mbawa in Makurdi and Guma Local Government Areas of Benue are at loggerheads over the March 20…