Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Guber Polls: INEC Postpones Elections In VGC

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The gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections scheduled to hold today at VGC, has been postponed to Sunday, March 19th.


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made this known at 3:40 p.m.

“INEC State Commissioner, Mr Segun Agbaje, has announced election will hold on Sunday March 19 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.

READ ALSO: BREAKING: INEC Postpones Gov, Assembly Elections In 10 Lagos Polling Units

The polling units will remain at the original location (8 in VGC Park and 2 in Commercial Area),” the notice reads.

The Victoria Garden City (VGC) management issued a statement earlier revealing that the INEC officials refused conducting the elections inside the estate and insisted on conducting the polls just by the main gate.

The information had reached pressmen said INEC Returning Officer for Eti-Osa “complained about harassment of their staff and late voting during the presidential elections.”

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The management said it requested an official letter detailing change of venue but the commission failed to provide it.

READ ALSO: Gov Election 2023: INEC Uploads Results To IReV Portal

The estate leadership agreed to INEC’s demand for generic code to ease access for its personnel, a space for set up, and an undertaking of no harassment.

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