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#EndSARS: INEC postpones all bye-elections



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 15 senatorial and state bye-elections slated for October 31 in 11 states.

A statement released on Thursday by INEC spokesman, Festus Okoye said the 15 bye-elections have been put on hold as a result of the current security situation in the country.

The elections, for six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies, were scheduled to hold on October 31, 2020.

Protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings under the #EndSARS movement had turned violent after being hijacked by hoodlums.

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