INEC-Chairman-Prof.-Mahmood-Yakubu

INEC Fixes Dec. 10 For Rivers Rerun Election

By Adebayo Williams

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced that Rivers State rerun election will hold on 10 December. The date was announced by the Secretary to the Commission, Augusta Ogakwu on Thursday in Abuja. The decision followed Senate’s threat to abandon plenary if the election is not done before 10 December.

Rivers State is still without a senator in the Senate and also have vacant seats in the House of Representatives and the State House of Assembly.

Ogakwu said INEC would also conduct elections in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory on 3 December. She said that Lagos had a vacant seat in its House of Representatives while Abuja had a councillorship post vacant.

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