Polls: It’s D-day for Aisha Alhassan, Okorocha
History is to be made today as INEC conducts supplementary elections across 11 states today (Saturday) including those to elect governors for Abia, Imo and Taraba states.
There are three governorship, one senatorial district, one federal constituency, and 22 state constituency supplementary elections holding today.
Recall that in Taraba State, Aisha Alhassan is in the forefront to become the first female elected governor in the country.
The commission in its bulletin on Friday, said that in Abia State, elections would take place in nine local government areas, and in Imo state, the election will take place in four LGAs, in Taraba state, the election will take place in ten LGAs.
The commission added that 256 Polling Units are involved in the election and that 144,715 registered voters are expected to vote in the election.
States where other forms of supplementary elections (Senatorial District, Federal Constituency and State Constituency) will take place tomorrow are: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Ekiti, Gombe, Niger and Kogi.
Overall, 2,029 Polling Units are involved and 1,258,362 registered voters are expected to take part in the elections, the commission added.
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April 25, 2015 at 7:41 am
I wish them two goodluck. A female governor in Northern Nigeria? Never thought it would happen in my lifetime.
April 25, 2015 at 9:14 am
its actually a good thing, shows how our politics is maturing, for her to even get to this stage. hopes she makes it, lets even see how a woman will do where a lot of men have failed