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Governorship elections to hold as scheduled- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has assured Nigerians that the processes and procedures for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday 11th of this month are being finalized.

A statement by the National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye states that the Commission will also conduct the re-scheduled elections in Enugu East Senatorial  District and Esan Central/Esan West and Igueben Federal  Constituencies in Edo States on Saturday 11th of this month along with the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

It says that the Commission is aware that in some Senatorial Districts and Federal Constituencies, Declarations and Returns were not made and the Commission is compiling the list of the affected constituencies.

It added that a date for supplementary elections will be fixed after the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Writing by Ogochukwu Okoronkwo, editing by Daniel Adejo