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Niger, Kwara, Kebbi Bye Elections To Hold March 14 — INEC

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Daniel Ojukwu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 14 for bye elections in Niger, Kwara and Kebbi States.

It made the announcement on Wednesday in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

The statement read: “the Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives had declared a vacancy in Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State; the Honourable Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly had declared a vacancy in Patigi State Constituency while the Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly had also declared a vacancy in the Kebbi State Constituency.

“Subsequently, the National Assembly, through a letter dated 10th February 2020, informed the Commission of the death of Honourable Adamu Muhammadu Fagen Gawo, Member representing Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, who died on 31st December 2019. Consequently, the Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives has declared the seat for Babura/Garki Federal Constituency vacant.

“The Commission has therefore fixed Saturday 14th March 2020 for the bye-election to be held simultaneously with the other bye elections on the same date. The Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the Babura/Garki Federal Constituency has been uploaded on the Commission’s website and other social media platforms.”

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