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INEC expresses readiness for rerun in Akwa Ibom

24 February 2016, 20:01

Uyo - Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gabriel Ada has assured that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is fully prepared for the rerun in the state.

He gave the assurance while briefing reporters in Uyo, the capital Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday.

To ensure that the March 12 voting exercise is hitch-free, Dr. Ada said that the Commission has been meeting with political parties taking part in the election, security agencies and other stakeholders on the need for a peaceful re-run.

The commission is to conduct re-run elections into five state House of Assembly seats and Senatorial re-run in some polling units in Uyo Senatorial district.

343 367 registered voters are expected to vote at 611 polling units in a total of 82 wards spread across 11 Local Government Areas in the state.




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