House Of Reps Election In Ogun Would Be Re-Run By INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct House of Representatives re-run election on Jan 25 in three local government areas of Ogun.

This was made known in a statement issued on Friday in Abeokuta by Mrs Tadese Adenike, Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, INEC Office, Ogun.

Adenike said that INEC would embark on “supplementary re-run election as ordered by the Appeal Court in 13 polling units spread over three Local Government Areas in the state.”

INEC’s action, she said, was ”in accordance with the provisions of Section 30 (3) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), which states that notice of Re-Run Election should be published not later than 14 days before the day appointed for holding of an election.

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“Under this Act , notice is hereby given that House of Representative Election shall hold in three Federal Constituencies: Ijebu North East,(11 Units) Ijebu-Ode (1 Unit) and Odogbolu (1 Unit).

“The election shall hold on Saturday, January 25, from 10AM to 2PM.

“To this end, the Independent National Electoral Commission, Ogun, on Friday , January 10, has displayed at the State Office of the Commission and the three Local Government Offices, notices of elections.”
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Adapted from The Nation

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Author: Ashogbon Isaiah