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INEC fixes November 6 for Anambra state governorship election

INEC fixes November 6 for Anambra state governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 6 for the conduct of the governorship election in Anambra state.

 

In a statement released today January 19, the INEC Chairman of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, said the tenure of the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano, would expire by March 17, 2022.

“By virtue of Section (178)(1) and (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and Section 25(7) and (8) of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended), election into the office of the State Governor shall hold not earlier than 150 and not later than 30 days before the expiration of the term of office of the last holder of the office.

Constitutionally and statutorily, the tenure of the Governor of Anambra State will expire on 17th of March 2022 and the earliest date for the election into the office of Governor, Anambra State, shall be 18th October 2021 and the latest date for the election shall be 15th February 2022.

In the exercise of the powers conferred on it by the Constitution, the Electoral Act and all other powers enabling it in that regard, the Commission has fixed 6th November 2021 as the date for the conduct of the Anambra State Governorship election.” the statement in part read


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