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INEC has given the go-ahead to Political Campaigns

The Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC), in a statement issued by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education committee – Festus Keyamo states that campaigns would continue since the postponement of Nigerian Presidential Elections from Saturday, 16th of February to Saturday, 23rd of February, 2019 and Gubernatorial Elections from 2nd of March to the 9th of March, 2019

Festus Keyamo

The campaigns would be put to a stop on Thursday, 21st of February, 2019

The electoral body cited logistics challenges as the reason for changing the dates for the General elections

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu

Media organisations are at freedom to receive, publish, disseminate and pass around campaign items and materials up till midnight of Thursday, 21st February 2019.

Political Parties and their candidates are therefore urged to obey the laws that involves governing campaigns.

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