24 Hours to 22 ELECTIONS in 8 States

Feb. 19, 2016

Following declaration of results for the general elections in 2015, many aggrieved candidates sought to change the outcome of the political tussle that was displayed across Nigeria.

Following series of tribunal sittings, and court cases, the Independent National Electoral Commission was ordered by the judiciary to conduct 80 election reruns between Janaury and March 2016.

This Saturday, Febraury 20, schedule for 22 reruns in 8 states, marks the climax of the 80 court-ordered elections.

The 8 states involved include: Benue, Imo, Kaduna, Kogi, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau & Taraba

The schedule includes:

4 Senatorial elections;

3 Federal Constituency elections; and

15 State Constituency elections.

Senatorial elections:

Benue South - Ado, Agatu, Apa, Obi, Ogbadibo, Ohimini, Oju, Okpokwu & Otukpo LGAs

Imo North - Ehime Mbano, Ihite/Uboma, Isiala Mbano, Obowo, Okigwe and Onuimo LGAs

Kogi Central - Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ogori/Magongo, Okehi and Okene LGAs

Kogi East - Ankpa, Bassa, Dekina, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Ofu, Olamabolo and Omala LGAs

The Federal Constituency elections:

Okene/Ogori Magongo (Kogi State) - Okene and Ogori Magongo LGAs

Lafia/Obi (Nasarawa State) - Lafia and Obi LGAs

Kurmi/Sardauna/Gashaka (Taraba State) - Gashaka, Kurmi and Sardauna LGAs

State Constituency elections will be conducted across Imo, Kaduna, Kogi, Plateau, Niger and Taraba states -

Imo State - Isiala Mbano, Oru East & Owerri West

Kaduna State - Lere West

Kogi State - Ofu, Ankpa 1, Idah, Dekina 1 & Dekina II (Okura)

Niger - Suleja

Plateau - Langtang South, Pankshin South & Pankshin North

Taraba State - Ardo Kola & Mbamga.