INEC To Conduct 78 Re-Run Elections In 2016

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be conducting about 78 re-run elections this year.

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Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman

The Punch reports that re-run elections, which will take place across the country, are based on verdicts issued by the Court of Appeal.

It would be recalled, majority of the Appeal Court verdicts were given in December 2015 while a few others were ordered in November 2015.

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The elections are expected to hold within 90 days or 60 days as ordered by the Appellate Court.

According to a breakdown of the elections, the Commission will conduct 10 Senatorial elections, 12 State Constituency elections and 37 State Assembly elections.

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Others are 17 Federal Constituency elections and 2 Governorship re-run elections, subject to the verdict of the Supreme Court.

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