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Nigeria Decides: INEC Reveals What Can Stop Presidential Election



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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said “only an act of God” can stop the conduct of the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly election.

He stated this on Wednesday while speaking to a cross-section of the diplomatic community and international election monitoring groups in Nigeria, for the 2019 General Election.

Yakubu, who was represented by an INEC National Commissioner, Dr. Mustapha Lecky, said that the electoral body had put in place everything possible to ensure the elections holds on Saturday.

He said that the commission had no reason to feel that anything would stop the conduct of the election on Feb 23.

The INEC boss said the commission has developed a six-point agenda of what needed to be done to ensure the success of the election

“We believe that as a prayerful nation the act of God has been assuaged and that things will go right, we have no reason to feel that anything will go wrong.

“We have received all the materials, they have been checked, audited people have been informed, party agents have gone there to check,” he said.

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