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Over 6 000 candidates vie for governorship, House of Assembly seats

2015-04-10 20:32
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

Abuja - Over Six thousand candidates are vying for the governorship and House of Assembly seat across the country in Saturday’s elections, reports Leadership.

Of this number, 760 candidates are contesting for positions of governors in the 29 states where governorship election will be held while 5 290 candidates are contesting for positions in the state Houses of Assembly.

Also read: Jonathan urges candidates to accept poll results

Governorship election will not hold in seven states.

The states are: Kogi, Anambra, Bayelsa, Osun, Ondo, Edo and Ekiti.

Read more at Leadership.

Read more on: 2015 elections

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