Hopes that Nigeria’s critical elections would break the country’s
pattern of poorly organized and fraudulent polls were dealt a blow on
Saturday after the electoral commission announced a postponement of the
parliamentary election once it was already underway.
News of the last-minute, two-day delay – which was blamed on missing
ballot papers and tally sheets in many polling stations – came as a
surprise to many, partly because election commission chief Attahiru Jega
told voters Friday that the electoral body was ready.
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