The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in the evening of Sunday, February 17, explained the situation that degenerated into the killing of a citizen of the country at the Shagamu interchange along Ijebu Ode area of Ogun state earlier.
A retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), Marvel Akpoyibo, described the postponement as sabotage, stressing that the time and money lost would have been avoided if INEC had postponed the elections three days earlier.
Captain Hadi Sirika has dismissed claims made by the Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, saying bad weather prevented movement of election materials on the eve of the postponed elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state has described the postponement of the Saturday, February 16, election as an opportunity for opposition parties in the state to remain relevant for another week in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called on the international community to continue to mount pressure on the federal government and INEC to ensure the conduct of credible and peaceful elections across the country, and his state.
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.