JUST IN: INEC postpones all bye-elections over #EndSARS crisis

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed all the bye-elections in 11 states.

In a statement on Thursday, Festus Okoye, INEC spokesman, said the 15 bye-elections have been put on hold as a result of the current security situation.

The elections, for six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies, were scheduled to hold on October 31.

Protests against police brutality under the #EndSARS movement had turned violent resulting in several deaths across the country.

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