Governorship, state assembly elections will hold March 11, INEC assures Nigerians

The Commission held its regular weekly meeting today, Thursday 2n March 2023, and deliberated on several issues, including the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Governorship and State Assembly elections and the pending elections in Enugu East Senatorial District and the Esan Central/Esan West and lgueben Federal Constituencies in Edo State.

The Commission assures Nigerians that the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday 11th March 2023 will hold as scheduled and all the processes and procedures leading to the election are being finalized. Furthermore, the Commission will conduct the re-scheduled elections in Enugu and Edo States on Saturday 11th March 2023 along with the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

The Commission is aware that in some Senatorial Districts and Federal Constituencies, Declarations and Returns were not made. The Commission is compiling the list of the affected constituencies. A date for supplementary elections will be fixed after the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Festus Okoye Esq

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman,

Information and Voter Education

Thursday, 2nd March 2023

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