INEC announce Kogi West Senatorial re-run election date


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 30,2019 for the supplementary and re-run elections for Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency.

Mr. Festus Okoye, said the conclusion of the court-ordered Kogi West Senatorial re-run election on Saturday, supplementary polls were declared by the Collation/Returning Officer for the Senatorial District.

He said: “In addition, the court ordered the conduct of Supplementary re-run poll in Ajaokuta Federal Constituency affecting 22 Polling Units.”

“We enjoin all the political parties and stakeholders to cooperate with the commission for conclusive free and credible elections in the affected areas.”

INEC has declared Saturday’s senatorial re-run election for Kogi West inconclusive because the margin of win was less than the total cancelled votes.

INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Olayide Lawal said the candidate of the APC, Smart Adeyemi polled 80,118 votes while Dino Melaye of the PDP got 59,548.

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