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Labour Party moves to stop Kogi, Bayelsa polls

09 November 2015, 18:10

Abuja - The Labour Party is considering taken legal measures to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States based on the current time table, reports ThisDay.

This is because according to the party, the decision on the dates for the two elections as well as other guidelines were approved under the immediate past INEC board when the tenure of most of the members had already expired.

Also read: INEC begins procurement of materials for Kogi election

Chairman of the party, Abdulsami Abdulkadir, noted that the  previous INEC management board did not form a quorum to give legal backing to the election timetable it fixed.

He urged the new INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,to cancel the governorship election dates and push the elections forward to a later date.

Read more at ThisDay.

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