INEC says it’s ready to conduct bye-elections which had been postponed resulting from safety issues
The electoral fee disclosed that it held conferences with political events earlier than it selected a date for the polls
INEC stated it could actually now proceed with the elections now that peace has returned to the affected states
The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has introduced that each one pending bye-elections throughout the nation can be carried out on December 5.
The announcement was made by the fee on Friday, November 13, in an announcement via its spokesperson, Festus Okoye.
The elections had been speculated to have held on October 31 however had been postponed resulting from protests in some elements of the nation.
INEC stated it fastened the date for the polls after in depth consultations with political events and civil society organisations.
In keeping with the electoral physique, findings from the assembly it had with stakeholders indicated that the safety in states the place the elections are scheduled to happen has improved.
The fee appealed to all stakeholders within the state the place the elections are to be carried out to cooperate with election officers.
In the meantime, Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the INEC, has revealed why he handed over to Muazu Ahmed regardless of his reappointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Talking on Monday, November 9, on the INEC headquarters in Abuja, the electoral umpire stated it is going to be inappropriate to proceed with out the affirmation of the Nigerian Senate.
Yakubu was reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, making him the primary INEC boss to serve two phrases.
In one other report, a nationwide commissioner of INEC, Abubakar Nahuche, has resigned his appointment.
Legit.ng reported that the information of Nahuche’s resignation was confirmed by the fee on Monday, November 9.
In keeping with the report, the official stated his causes for resigning had been private. His resignation has been accepted by the president who expressed gratitude to him for his providers.
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