Breaking! INEC Fixes Date For 2023 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Saturday, February 18 for the 2023 general elections in Nigeria.

Professor Mahmood Yakubu
Professor Mahmood Yakubu

The Commision’s Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu broke the news on Wednesday during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC.

According to him, “By the principle established by the Commission, the 2023 General Election will hold on Saturday 18th February 2023 which is exactly one year, nine months, two weeks and six days or 660 days from today.

He noted that the “timetable and Schedule of Activities for the General Election immediately after the Anambra Governorship election scheduled to hold on 6th November 2021. The Electoral body awaits further legal frameworks on the Electoral Act if any changes regarding electronic voting for instance, would be adopted.

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