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Governorship Elections: INEC Reveals When All Polling Units Will Open

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INEC justifies performance in 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, says it will put necessary measures in place to ensure voting starts at the scheduled time of 8 am during the governorship elections.

Naija News reports that the development was made known by INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu during a meeting with the inter-agency consultative committee on election security which held in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Thursday.

The INEC Chairman said materials for the election have been delivered to all states and the FCT and movement to the local government areas to be completed before Friday.

“By tomorrow, all materials and relevant personnel will arrive at the Registration Area Centres (RACs),” he said, adding: “With this arrangement, we are confident that all polling units will open at 8 am nationwide,” Yakubu said.

This online news platform understands that the governorship election will hold in twenty-nine (29) states while 991 members of houses of assembly in all the states will be elected alongside six local government chairmen and 62 councillors in the FCT.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am