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Nigeria Elections 2015 INEC postpones election in Jigawa

INEC says the postponement is due to the short-fall of sensitive materials from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega play

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has announced the postponement of election into the House of representatives in eleven federal constituencies in Jigawa State, Vanguard reports.

Speaking to newsmen on Friday night, the  State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Halliru Aliyu Tambawel said that the postponement is due to the short-fall of sensitive materials including ballot papers and results sheets from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

He listed  constituencies as Dutse/Kiyawa, Ringim/ Taura, HadeJia/Kafin Hausa/Auyo,  and Jahun Miga federal Constituencies of Jigawa state, others include Gumel/Maigatari/Sule tankarkar/ Gagarawa, Kaugama/Malam-madori and Gwaram Federal constituencies, Babura/Garki, Birnin Kudu /Buji, Birniwa/ Guri/Kirikasamma and Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/’Yankwashi federal constituencies in the state.

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