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Breaking News: INEC to conclude Kogi election, asks APC to present new guber candidate

Breaking News: INEC to conclude Kogi election, asks APC to present new guber candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has today November 24th, 2015 decided to go ahead an concluded the Gubernatorial elections in Kogi State which it had earlier declared inconclusive on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

In a public notice made available to www.thelightnews.com, signed by Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the INEC Secretary,  the electoral body acknowledged the death of the APC candidate and stated that after due consultation, it has decided on the following:

“To conclude the process of conducting election in the 91 affected Polling Units as announced by the Returning Officer, To allow the All Progressives Congress to fill the vacancy created by the death of its candidate and to conduct the supplementary election on December 5th, 2015”

INEC letter

The notice further reads “Accordingly notice is hereby given to the 22 Political Parties participating in the Kogi Governorship Election that supplementary election in the 91 affected Polling Units shall hold on December 5th”

 

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