PRESS STATEMENT: INEC shifting the goalpost undermines our democracy ~ Obaze

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INEC had four years to prepare for the 2019 elections in keeping with its statutory remit. Its last minute postponement of the elections, despite repeated assurances, lends credence to our worries that INEC was never prepared to conduct a free, fair and sufficiently credibile elections. As the umpire, INEC must understand that this postponement comes at a great cost to Nigerians. Nigerians are ever ready to make their voices heard through the ballot; hence this shifting of the goalpost in the middle of the game undermines our democracy and won’t stop Nigerians from exercising their universal suffrage and passing their verdict. We join our candidate in stating that ‘you can postpone an election, but you cannot postpone destiny.’ ~ Oseloka H. Obaze

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