JUST IN: INEC postpones bye elections

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has postponed 15 senatorial and state bye-elections earlier scheduled to hold in 11 states.

This was confirmed in a statement by INEC Director, Voter Education, Festus Okoye, on Thursday.

The statement said the elections, slated for October 30, were postponed over the current security situation.

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It read: ‘’accordingly, the commission has decided to postpone the bye-elections in the six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies.”


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