SAHARANEWS – Former Minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the presidential and national assembly elections at the last Minute.
The former World bank Vice president shared photos of herself with some children at an empty polling unit in Delta state after learning that elections have been shifted.
Okonjo-Iweala believes that INEC could have given notice that it might postpone the elections. she notes that ordinary citizens will suffer financial losses as a result of the last-minute postponement by INEC.
She wrote: “At the Umuda Isingwu village Community Primary School polling station contemplating the last minute postponement of Nigeria’s presidential and legislative elections, children have taken back their primary school for early morning soccer.
“To put it mildly, there could have been a few days’ notice of postponement to enable people to plan and avoid wasted travel costs! Not easy for the pockets of ordinary Nigerians!”