Breaking News says the Independent National Electoral Commission has permitted the resumption of campaign activities by political parties ahead of 2019 general elections as date rescheduled.
This in a development on Guardian, a statement signed by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, the electoral body said it approved that campaigns can resume.
According to the statement: “In the meanwhile, after consultation with the political parties, the Commission has approved that campaigns by parties and candidates can resume forthwith to end by midnight of Thursday, 21st February 2019.”
Meanwhile, it should be born in mind that campaign activities were earlier suspended a day before the election scheduled for February 16. However, the election was postponed by INEC, few hours before Nigerians were to cast their vote. Following the postponement to February 23, the political parties argued for the resumption of political campaigns.
More updates coming your way in the development. Stay updated.