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INEC fixes April 15 for supplementary polls 



INEC fixes April 15 for supplementary polls 
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INEC has fixed Saturday, April 15 for governorship, national and state assembly supplementary elections.

The commission made the disclosure in a tweet on Monday. “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided that all outstanding Governorship, National and State Assembly supplementary elections will take place on Saturday 15th April 2023. A detailed official statement will follow shortly,” the tweet reads.

The announcement comes barely one week after the governorship elections of Kebbi and Adamawa states were declared inconclusive.

Last Monday, the election in Kebbi was declared inconclusive due to breaches of electoral laws that led to cancellation of results in polling units within 20 of the state’s 21 LGAs.

In Adamawa, INEC’s state collation officer declared the election in inconclusive due to the margin of votes. He said, “Elections were not held in 47 wards, affecting 69 polling units.

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