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INEC postpones Bayelsa and Kogi state governorship election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced new dates for the Kogi and Bayelsa State governorship elections.

INEC Chairman on Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said this in a statement this evening that the change is a result consideration of appeals received by the commission.

He said: “after careful consideration of the appeals, the Commission at the regular weekly meeting held today Thursday 16th May decided to shift the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to Saturday 16th November 2019. The timelines for all other activities leading to the elections have also been adjusted to align with the new date”.

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