Edo election postponement: INEC loses over N100million | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

According to reports, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has lost over N100m as a result of the postponement of the Edo state gubernatorial election.

Regarding the issue,  INEC’s Deputy Director in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr. Nick Dazang, said that the cost of not conducting the election on Saturday was enormous. He said this was because the commission had fully mobilised for the exercise and was fully prepared for the exercise.

Dazang said, “Also, we had moblised (before the cancellation). The cost implication of shifting the election would be huge. We are talking of more than N100m on the part of the commission. This is different from what the developmental partners have invested, the non-government organisations, media and others. The politicians have also invested in this election.

“For example, most of our personnel have returned to the headquarters, except the ad hoc workers who will stay back. Money paid to hotel is one of the cost we are losing. We have budgeted and paid for them. How do we get refund for most of these?”

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  1. All this in an attempt to rig the election in favour of the much despised apc who have brought sorrow and gnashing of teeth to all Nigerians. Inec, police, army, civil defence, presidency are all northern coloured hence all their efforts would be to,enthrone a lackey who will obey orders from the caliphate and cover all corruption of the out going OSHI government. Same on you all.

  2. They should pay from the money they bribe them by APC to postpone the election as they have not finished perfecting their rigging strategy. Shame on INEC


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