Retired Group Capt John Ojikutu, has expressed displeasure over the postponement of the 2019 elections, saying 60% of INEC staff that superintended the past elections which were equally postponed might still be in the system.
Reverend Father Eugene Odo, the cathedral administrator of Nsukka Catholic Diocese, has said Nigerians should not be disappointed with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for postponing the general elections.
The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday February 19 to Tuesday February 26. The clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori made this known on Sunday, Feb 17.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has been asked to ensure the inclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on the ballot for all elections in the state. The call was made by APC in Rivers.
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday, February 17, said it ensured a 24-hour operation at all Nigerian airports on February 15 to facilitate the transportation of INEC materials nationwide.
The postponement of the 2019 general elections is said to have caused the nation’s economy about $1.5bn loss. The disclosure was made by the director general of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Muda Yusuf.