Source:The Nation Online (Abuja)
Posted: Saturday, April 2, 2011 Updated: Saturday, May 5, 2018
The chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, has stated that he expected Monday, April 4, 2011, to be declared a public holiday or at least a non-working day.
The aforementioned statement followed last night's last-minute postponement of today's elections to next Monday.
A few states had declared a public holiday yesterday (2011-03-30), "to enable prospective voters that may need to travel for the purpose of casting their votes to do so".
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