INEC: Audu To Be Replaced For Supplementary Election in Kogi

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission conducted Governorship election in Kogi state on the 21st of November 2015, which wad declared inconclusive.

On the 23rd November 2015, the All Progressive Congress (APC) notified the commission of the death of its Governorship candidate in the election, Prince Abubakar Audu.

The Commission has, after due consideration of the circumstances, decided as follows:

a. to conclude the process by conducting election in the 91 affected polling units as announced by the returning Officer

b. to allow the All Progressive Congress to fill the vacancy created by the death of its candidate.

c. to conduct the supplementary election on 5th December, 2015.

Accordingly, notice is here by given to all the 22 political parties participating in the Kogi Governorship election that supplementary election in the 91 affected polling unit shall hold on 5th December, 2015.

Dated This 24th Day of November, 2015.


Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu

Secretary to the Commission

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