Posted on Thu 16 May 2019, 08:09 PM

The governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states earlier scheduled for November 2 have been rescheduled for November 16 2019 by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.

INEC Chairman on Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye in a statement stated that the change came after careful consideration of appeals received by the commission.  
 

He said: "after careful consideration of the appeals, the Commission at the regular weekly meeting held today Thursday 16th May decided to shift the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to Saturday 16th November 2019. The timelines for all other activities leading to the elections have also been adjusted to align with the new date".

 

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