BREAKING: INEC okays resumption of campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says political parties can resume their campaigns ahead of the rescheduled elections.

The commission gave the directive after its meeting in Abuja on Monday.
Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, had earlier said no resumption of campaign activities despite the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections by one week.
But after the meeting of INEC officials, the commission said political parties and candidates can continue campaign activities till Thursday midnight.
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