The Independent National Electoral Commission, early this morning, announced the postponement of the general elections in Nigeria by one week.
The presidential and house of assembly elections, earlier set to hold on Saturday 16th of February, have been rescheduled for the 23rd of February, while the gubernatorial and state house of Reps elections are now fixed for the 9th of March.
This announcement has got Nigerians, who already dedicated the day to fulfilling their civic rights, seething about the timing of the postponement.
Many organizations and businesses closed operations today because of the elections, while some persons had to travel from different parts of the world into the country to partake in the exercise.
This shift has no doubt disrupted many plans this week and the weeks to come, causing Nigerians to react angrily on social media.
Scroll through the gallery to read people’s reactions.