The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday November 5, said their facilities where extensively damaged across the country during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS crisis.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye said its offices and facilities were vandalized in areas where pending bye-elections were scheduled to hold.
Okoye explained that the electoral body held a meeting on Thursday where it further reviewed the situation. He said;
“Consequently, the Commission will consult with political parties and civil society organisations on Tuesday 10th November 2020 and then with the media and Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) on Wednesday 11th November 2020.
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“The Commission will thereafter meet again with the Resident Electoral Commissioners on Thursday, 12th November 2020 to decide on a date for the conduct of the bye-elections.”
Okoye also appealed to all stakeholders to continue to cooperate with the commission in its efforts to conduct credible elections in a safe and conducive environment.