Ijaw Youth Council shifts national elections to July 17, 18

Posted by News Express | 9 July 2020 | 314 times

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The 2020 Electoral Committee of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has postponed the group's national elections from July 10 and 11, 2020 to July 17 and 18, 2020.

Spokesperson, IYC 2020 Electoral Committee, Alhaji Abubakar Amaigo-Brown, disclosed the development to newsmen in Yenagoa the Bayelsa state capital on Wednesday.

He said the change in date was necessitated by some challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the complaint from several aspirants and stakeholders that the date be shifted to enable them carry out their campaigns.

Barasei-Brown said the committee held wide consultations with elders and other stakeholders of Ijaw nation to ensure that all the aspirants were given a level playing ground.

He said that the committee has concluded plans to ensure the conduct of a credible election at Oporoza in Delta to produce a leadership that would reflect the votes of the delegates

Source: News Express

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