The Ijaw Youth Council electoral committee has postponed the IYC’s national elections from July 10 and 11 to July 17 and 18, 2020.
The Spokesperson for the Ijaw Youths Council Electoral Committee, Alhaji Abubakar Amaigo Brown, made the development known to journalists in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, on Wednesday. Saying that the change in date was as a result of the extensive deliberation necessitated by challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The electoral body also paid attention to several complaints from the aspirants and stakeholders that the date be shifted to enable them to carry out their campaigns.
The committee had concluded plans to ensure the conduct of a credible election at Oporoza in Delta State to produce a leadership that would reflect the votes of the delegates.