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INEC confirms dates for Ekiti, Osun governorship election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, released the timetable the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states.

INEC’s chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced the election in Ekiti State will hold on June 18, 2022, while that of Osun State will hold on July 16, 2022.

“In keeping with our policy of announcing the dates of elections in advance to enable early and effective preparations by all concerned, the Commission has approved that the Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on Saturday, June 18, 2022, while the Osun State Governorship election will hold one month later on Saturday, July 16, 2022,” Yakubu said.

INEC had earlier announced that it has removed 749 polling units from inappropriate facilities.

Presently, Nigeria has 176, 846 full-fledged polling units from the initial 119, 973 polling units.

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