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Rivers State’s rerun elections

INEC fixes dates for rerun elections in Rivers, Lagos and FCT

Rivers State’s rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed dates for yet to be held elections Rivers, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The National Assembly elections in Rivers has been fixed for Dec. 10.

In a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by the Secretary to the commission, Mrs Auguta Ogakwu, the electoral body fixed Dec. 3 for the vacant Ifako/Ijaiye seat of Lagos state in the House of Representatives.

 

The seat became vacant following the death of the member who represented the constituency in the house, Mr Adewale Oluwatayo, in July.

“After months of intensive planning and wide consultations, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday approved the conduct of Lagos’ House of Representative election on Saturday, Dec 3, 2016.

“Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Councillorship election will also hold on Saturday, Dec 3, 2016.

“Rivers, National Assembly (Senate and House of Representatives) and State House of Assembly elections on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016,” the statement said.

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