Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Kano state chapter has postponed its Exco elections owing to delays attributed to the national secretariat of the pen group.
The state electoral committee (SWANECO) in a statement issued on Monday evening signed by the secretary to the committee, Yusuf Yusuf, alleged that the postponement of the elections aroused due to failure by the Honor Sirawoo led national secretariat to furnish SWANECO with the names of eligible voters.
The statement said “following the review of preparations, the committee came to the conclusion that the election was no longer feasible, due to delay from the national secretariat to send us the current registered members and final approval for the election.
“Consequently the committee has decided to reschedule the date of election from Tuesday 29 September 2020, as stated pending the approval of the national secretariat.”
“The committee urges SWAN members to continue to remain calm and supportive of the electoral process, we sorry for any inconveniences that the postponement may cause,” Yusuf stated.