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2023: INEC announces date for general elections


Victoria Ogunrinde

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has annonced Saturday, February 18 as the fixed date for 2023 general elections in Nigeria.

Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this on Wednesday during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC.

“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 said.

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“We hope to release the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the General Election immediately after the Anambra Governorship election scheduled to hold on 6th November 2021.

“In order to do so, there should be clarity and certainty about the electoral legal framework to govern the election. We are confident that the National Assembly will do the needful in earnest,” the commission added.

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