INEC fixes Ebonyi Gov, Assembly supplementary polls for March 23

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has scheduled Saturday, March 23, 2019 for supplementary elections in Ebonyi.

Report from Punch stated that the supplementary elections are being held due to inconclusive elections in some polling units during the 2019 governorship and state Assembly elections in the state.

INEC’s Administrative Secretary in Ebonyi State, Mr. Andy Ezeani, made this known in Abakaliki on Friday.

“Consequently, supplementary elections will take place in affected polling units in the three state constituencies where elections were inconclusive,’’ Ezeani said in a statement.

He listed the affected constituencies and polling units to include: Ezza North West, Ekka registration area with 16 polling units, and Oriuzor registration area with 32 polling units and voting points.

Ezeani said that supplementary elections would hold in 27 polling units and voting points in Okposi Umuoghara registration area of Ezza North East state constituency.

He noted that supplementary elections would also hold in 19 polling units across six registration areas in Izzi East state constituency, including Igbeagu Nduogbu, Igbeagu Ndietta, Igbeagu III, Mgbaluku I, Mgbabeluzor and Ndieze Ndiabor Ishiagu.

“INEC, Ebonyi, implores the electorate in the affected constituencies to come out to cast their votes on Saturday, March 23, 2019,’’ Ezeani said.

Posted by Juliet Ekwebelam

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