Police, DSS Call For Postponement Of Edo Election

police-dss call for postponement of edo polls

The Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Security, DSS, have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to consider postponing the Edo State governorship election scheduled for Saturday.

The call was made at a joint press briefing at the DSS Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.



    According to the spokesman of the police, DCP Don Awunah and his DSS counterpart, Tony Okeowo represented by Garba Abdullahi, credible intelligence available to the security agencies indicate possible terror attack during Sallah celebration, especially in Edo State.

    Sallah celebration is expected to hold on Monday, September 12.

    A group of students also protested against holding the election on Saturday, a day they said students would be writing the GCE.

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