INEC To Conduct Pending Bye Elections On December 5

 INEC To Conduct Pending Bye Elections On December 5

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that all the 15 pending bye-elections in 11 States in nigeria would be conducted on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, made the announcement in a statement issued after a meeting held in abuja on Friday, November 13, 2020.

He said the bye-elections in the Federal and State Legislative houses were due to the resignation or death of members in eight States of the Federation.

Mr Okoye noted that the extensive damage and vandalization of INEC’S Local Government offices and facilities which affected some areas where the elections are scheduled to hold, adding that the commission believes that security in the affected states has improved while the environmental challenges have reasonably abated.

TINU

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