Security tightened in S Kordofan; election results postponed for a day

8 May, 2011 (Miraya FM)

Security has been tightened in Kadugli in Southern Kordofan state which is awaiting the announcement of the preliminary results of the state's gubernatorial and Legislative Assembly. Radio Miraya's correspondent reported that a number of people invaded the state's High Elections Committee's premises, protesting the arrangements for announcing the results.

The Deputy Chairperson of state's Electoral Security Committee, Tawo Kanjila, has said that the state has made arrangements to control any security breach after the results are announced. He added that the High Election Committee is the only organ authorised to announce the preliminary results.

Earlier, the Committee had postponed announcing the preliminary results to Monday.


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