Guinea Bissau postpones legislative elections

7 November
photo credit: pixabay
photo credit: pixabay
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Guinea Bissau legislative elections, scheduled to hold November 18 has been rescheduled to hold in December for technical reasons. The minister disclosed this after a meeting between the ECOWAS special delegation and the President of Guinea Bissau, José Mário Vaz on Tuesday in Bissau. He stressed that the elections would come up before the end of 2018. The delegation was led by Mr Onyeama and President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean -Claude Kassi Brou, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is the current President of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government. The delegation was in Guinea Bissau to discuss how to ensure a peaceful and hitch-free legislative election in that country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the elections were earlier scheduled for November 18 following an ECOWAS brokered agreement between President Jose Mario Vaz and the opposition in April.
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