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INEC to spend N10bn on rerun elections

11 February 2016, 13:20

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission has budgeted N10bn for the conduct of t 80 rerun election in 2016.

Chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed this on Wednesday while presenting INEC’s 2015/2016 budget before the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters.

Yakubu said the money would be spent on logistics and preparations for the polls.

Also read: INEC releases time table for rerun elections in 15 states

He said the rerun elections became necessary due to court decisions ordering the conduct of fresh elections.

The rerun are for the National Assembly and State House of Assembly elections

- News 24


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