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Ossy Prestige’s death: INEC fixes March 27 for Aba North/South election

The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has mounted March 27 for the Aba North/South by-election in Abia State.

Festus Okoye, INEC Nationwide Commissioner, Data and Voter Schooling, disclosed this in a press release.

The fee met on Thursday for talks on points together with the federal constituency by-election.

The official notification for the Aba election can be revealed on March 1.

The election will fill the emptiness brought on by the demise of Ossy Status, the constituency’s former consultant.

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Events shall conduct their primaries between March 4 and March 10. The final day for submission of listing of nominated candidates is at 6p.m. on March 16.

Events are anticipated to submit the names of their Polling Brokers for the election to the Electoral Officers on or earlier than March 19.

Equally, campaigns by political events and candidates shall finish on March 25.

Okoye mentioned entry code for the nomination kinds shall be out there for assortment from March 10 on the fee’s headquarters.

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“We enjoin political events to notice that beneath Part 31(8) of the Electoral Act, a political social gathering which presents to the Fee the identify of a candidate who doesn’t meet the {qualifications} stipulated within the Structure and the Electoral Act shall be responsible of an offence and on conviction shall be liable to a most positive of N500, 000,” he mentioned.

Ossy Status’s demise: INEC fixes March 27 for Aba North/South election

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