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INEC fixes Jan. 13, 2018 for rerun of Anambra Central Senatorial District election

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-The senatorial seat became vacant after the annulment of the 2015 election for the position by an election tribunal

INEC fixes Jan. 13, 2018 for rerun of Anambra Central Senatorial District election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has slated Jan. 13, 2018 for the rerun of Anambra Central Senatorial District election.

The seat became vacant after the annulment of the 2015 election for the position by an election tribunal.

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct re-run election within 90 days of the judgment.

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Mr Haruna Mohammed, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), made the development known in a statement on Friday.

Mohammed said: “Following the determination of this case, lNEC has decided that all encumbrances to the conduct of the rerun election have now been removed. “There is presently no court order restraining lNEC from conducting the election”


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