of the polls postponement is that it would cause many voters to be depressed and the country might record a low turnout of electorates when the election eventually holds.
“The momentum is dying. I hope it’s not dead in one week,” he said.
According to the electoral chief, shifting the polls was “a difficult decision for the Commission to take.”
For more than seven hours, the electoral chief and the 12 nation
al commissioners of the INEC were in a closed-door meeting on Friday night.
The elections were supposed to hold at 119,973 polling units across the country while collation of res
ults was to take place in 8,809 registration areas or wards, 774 local government areas in 36 states and the capital Abuja.
Sources had hinted a possible postponement of the election due to logistic challenges in some parts of the country.
The official News Agency of Nigeria, citing official sources in the north-central state of Niger
had reported that ballot papers for two of the state’s three senatorial districts were missing as of Friday evening.
China’s economic slowdown is a fact. Some foreign companies are said to be considering a withdrawal from the Chinese market, while others are making the choice to stay.
Nobody can say that all foreign companies can succeed amid the nation’s economic restructuring, but it’s very lik
ely that the ones who remain calm can emerge as winners in the market of more than 1.3 billion consumers.
China’s economic slowdown is making headlines around the world with signs of weakening growth agains
t the background of trade tensions. Several Western media outlets in recent weeks have published articles suggesting Ch
ina’s slowdown has started to weigh on some of the world’s biggest businesses, spreading alarm in the market.
The sales of a number of big companies are reportedly suffering as a result of China’s economic slowd
own. Those reports have led many to believe that those companies are losing confidence ab
out the Chinese economy. Some companies have plans to withdraw from China. However, investors may be misled by those reports. Official figures show t
hat inbound foreign investment in China reached an all-time high in 2018, reflecting overseas investors’ growing confidence in the Chinese market.
China is having a hard time amid its economic restructuring. In fairness, most of the world econo
my is suffering. Still, the Chinese economy has turned in a relatively good performance with GDP growth of more than 6 percent.