- The nation's electoral umpire has scheduled the Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi state governorship election for November 11
- INEC on Wednesday, September 27, announced that the security of voters is key to the smooth exercise in the three states
- The commission urged stakeholders to intensify efforts and improve security measures in the states
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry over the state of insecurity in the country.
The commission’s national commissioner, Mallam Mohammed Kudu Haruna, on Wednesday, September 27, highlighted the need for an improved security measure in the three states as well as in Bayelsa for a peaceful and successful electoral exercise.
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He appealed to all actors to allow peace to prevail and enable voters to exercise their rights.
Imo, Kogi, Bayelsa polls: INEC fixes date for conduct of mock accreditation of voters
INEC earlier announced that it will conduct a mock accreditation for the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states.
The commission disclosed that the mock accreditation will commence on Saturday, October 14, a few weeks before the off-cycle polls scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023.
INEC spends N355bn on BVAS as claimed by PDP chieftain Dele Momodu? Fact emerges
Dele Momodu, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has claimed that INEC, in the 2023 election, spent N355 billion on the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).
The publisher of Ovation Magazine made the claim in an Instagram post on Tuesday, September 19.
Apply: INEC begins recruitment of Ad-Hoc staff for Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi governorship elections
Earlier, INEC announced the commencement of recruitment for ad-hoc staff for the upcoming off-cycle governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states.
The electoral body noted that registration will be on for five weeks.