Election Postponement: You lied about weather, minister tells INEC

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has countered the claims by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.

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The INEC Chairman on Saturday stated that the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by one week, was caused by bad weather which affected flight operations.

But speaking via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday, Sirika tweeted that INEC should say something else instead of using weather as an excuse.

The minister also stated that all airports were directed to open 24 hours during the election period and further gave thumbs-down to INEC in his tweets.

“INEC should say something else as weather was good for flight operations on the eve of elections, similarly all airports were directed to open 24 hours during the election period,” Sirika tweeted on Sunday.

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