INEC Postpones Elections In Jigawa

By Akinshilo Ayomide

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has announced the postponement of election into the House of representatives in eleven federal constituencies in Jigawa State, Vanguard reports.

The  State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Halliru Aliyu Tambawel announced the development while briefing news men on Friday night at INEC headquarters in Dutse,.

He said the postponement was due to the short-fall of sensitive materials including ballot papers and results sheets from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

He listed  constituencies as Dutse/Kiyawa, Ringim/ Taura, HadeJia/Kafin Hausa/Auyo,  and Jahun Miga federal Constituencies of Jigawa state, others include Gumel/Maigatari/Sule tankarkar/ Gagarawa, Kaugama/Malam-madori and Gwaram Federal constituencies, Babura/Garki, Birnin Kudu /Buji, Birniwa/ Guri/Kirikasamma and Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/’Yankwashi federal constituencies in the state.

The resident electoral commissioner further said that, the Presidential and senatorial elections will hold as scheduled in all the 27 local government areas in the state as the commission received both sensitive and non sensitive material for the election and ready for election.

Meanwhile in Lagos, accreditation of has begun in different polling stations in Nigeria conforming with the 8am time INEC gave as accreditation time.

 

Source: Naij.com