A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Ado Ekiti - The Ekiti State Independent National Electoral Commission has said supplementary election will hold on Saturday, April 18, in 22 polling units affected by crisis in Ilejemeje Constituency during the April 11 Assembly poll in the state.
The commission stated that there were cases of disturbances in the council area.
The commission added that the affected polling units included one in Obada, 11 in Iye I, four in Iye III, three in Iludun I and three in Iludun II.
It stated, “Consequent upon the crisis that engulfed the conduct of the state Assembly election in Ilejemeje constituency in Ekiti State on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the election remains inconclusive.
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And the commission has decided to hold a supplementary election on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in 22 poling units affected by the disturbance.
These polling units include one in Obada registration area, 11 polling units in Iye I, four polling units in Iye III, three polling units in Iludun I and three polling units in Iludun II, making a total of 22 polling units.”
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party had won 25 seats already declared in the 25 state constituencies across 15 Local Government Areas in the state. The state House of Assembly is a 26-member House.
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