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INEC Announces Date for Supplementary Elections

by Yvonne ONUAH

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced a date for supplementary elections, the electoral body said supplementary elections will hold on 15th of April 2023 for the conduct of all outstanding governorship, National and State Assembly supplementary elections.

This was made known in a statement by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye.

It will be recalled that 26 State Governorship, 104 Senatorial, 329 Federal and 935 State constituency elections have been concluded and winners declared.

Supplementary Governorship elections is said to hold in Adamawa and Kebbi States, 5 Senatorial Districts, 31 Federal and 58 State Assembly constituencies.

The statement reads: “The Commission has fixed Saturday 15th April 2023 for the conduct of the supplementary elections in the affected polling units nationwide. We appeal to all political parties, candidates and stakeholders to note the date and locations of the supplementary elections. The earlier accreditation for polling and collation agents, observers and the media still subsists for the supplementary elections.

The Commission once again urges political parties, candidates and their supporters to see the exercise as an election and not war. They should avoid incendiary statements and negative mobilisation so that the elections can be conducted and concluded as scheduled”.

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