Round 2! INEC to conduct 27 supplementary elections across eleven states today
The Independent National Electoral Commission is to conduct 27 supplementary elections across eleven states in the country on Saturday (today).
There are three governorship, one senatorial district, one federal constituency, and 22 state constituency supplementary elections today.
Prominent among the elections are the supplementary governorship elections for Abia, Imo and Taraba states.
The commission in its bulletin on Friday, said that in Abia State, the election would take place in nine local government areas.
It listed the affected local government areas as Aba North, Aba South, Ikwuano, Ohiafia, Osisioma, Ugwunagbo, Umuahia North, Umuahia South and Umunneochi. 276 Polling Units are involved in the elections and 179,224 registered voters are expected to vote.
In Imo state, the election will take place in four local government areas, namely: Isiala Mbano, Isu, Oguta and Ikeduru.
The commission added that 256 Polling Units are involved in the election and that 144,715 registered voters are expected to vote in the election.
In Taraba state, the election will take place in ten local government areas, which are Bali Zing, Takum, Yorro, Donga, Wukari, Ussa, Karim Lamido, Kurmi and Jalingo.
INEC said that 159 Polling Units are involved in the state and that 127,125 registered voters are expected to exercise their franchise.
States where other forms of supplementary elections (Senatorial District, Federal Constituency and State Constituency) will take place tomorrow are: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Ekiti, Gombe, Niger and Kogi.
Overall, 2,029 Polling Units are involved and 1,258,362 registered voters are expected to take part in the elections, the commission added.
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