Re-run: INEC to deploy 5, 603 personnel for Imo, Kogi elections

Re-run: INEC to deploy 5, 603 personnel for Imo, Kogi elections

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:54 pm


Professor Mahmood,   Yakubu, INEC boss

Professor Mahmood, Yakubu, INEC boss

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will deploy 5,603 personnel for Saturday’s outstanding rerun elections in Imo and Kogi states.

This is contained in the commission’s daily bulletin made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.

The commission will deploy 4,105 personnel to conduct elections into one senatorial district of Imo North and three state constituencies, viz: Isiala Mbano, Oru East and Owerri West.

The area has 390,311 registered voters spread across eight local government areas, with 64 registration areas and 817 polling units.

Also, INEC will deploy 1,498 personnel for the Kogi re-run elections, to be conducted to fill vacancies into Kogi East Senatorial district and Ofu and Idah state constituencies, involving eight local government areas.

The area has 140,297 registered voters in 45 registration areas and 236 polling units.


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