The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it is yet to take a decision to shift the general elections or hold them as scheduled.

Kayode Idowu, the spokesperson to the INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, disclosed this to Premium Times a short while ago.

The presidential and national assembly elections has been fixed for February 14 while those of the governorship and state houses of assembly are scheduled for February 28.

Mr. Idowu told Premium Times via a text message no decision had been reached on postponement contrary to a report by an international news agency.

Later when Mr. Idowu was contacted he spoke in low tone, saying his Commission was in a consultative meeting with the leadership of the 28 political parties.

At the time of this report, members of the Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, were about to take their turn after which the Commission would meet with the 36 state Resident Electoral Commissioners and that of the Federal Capital Territory.

Asked to confirm if the elections had been postponed as reported by some media organisation, Mr. Idowu said, “Nothing like that (has been) decided by INEC yet.”

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