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INEC fixes date for inconclusive, cancelled elections

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Paucity of funds may affect conduct of Bayelsa, Kogi polls - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, March 9 to conduct polls in areas where the National Assembly elections were inconclusive, or cancelled last Saturday.

The electoral umpire said in a statement on Friday, signed by Festus Okoye, its National commissioner and chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, that the decision was taken at the end of a meeting with Resident Electoeal Commissioners (RECs) on Thursday.

March 9 is the same date the commission fixed for the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.

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The statement read in part, “Consequently, the meeting decided that supplementary elections will be conducted in all areas where elections did not take place and/or where returns could not be made on Saturday, March 9th, 2019, alongside governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.”

Read the full statement below:

INEC fixes date for inconclusive, cancelled elections INEC fixes date for inconclusive, cancelled elections

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