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.
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.