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INEC Fixes Rerun Date For Rivers, Imo, Others

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Posted: Jun 29, 2016 at 6:12 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that rerun elections in four states  would be concluded not later than July 31, adding that the commission is also ready for the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.

It would be recalled that the re-run elections ordered by the court in Rivers, Kogi, Kano and Imo states were cancelled or suspended by the commission following alleged widespread electoral malfeasance and violence, which marred the exercise.

Delivering a brief remark in Abuja on Wednesday shortly before his second quarterly meeting with states Resident Electoral Commissioners ( RECs) was dissolved into a closed door session, Yakubu said, “There are a number of issues to be discussed, though this is a regular meeting: notably, the preparations for the forthcoming elections; the conclusion of rerun in Rivers, Kano, Imo and Kogi states.