The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says no registered voter will be disenfranchised during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State as 18, 511 electoral officials will participate in the exercise.
Professor Mahmood Yakubu was speaking at a stakeholders’ forum on the election, organised by the commission in Benin.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Nigeria Police and Department of State Security Service, DSS had called on INEC to pospone the election.
The law enforcement agents said that it got an information that a terrorist and extremist groups had penciled down the state for attack.
It said that the terrorist group had picked September 21 and 23 to wreak havoc in the state, urging INEC to postpone the poll.