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INEC to release time table for Bayelsa, Kogi elections this week

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would before the end of this week, release the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states billed to hold at separate dates later this year.

Chairman of the Commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu made the disclosure Monday in Abuja while appearing before the National Assembly joint committee on INEC for defence of the 2019 budget estimates for the commission.
“This year we are going to conduct two ends of tenure elections into the offices of the governor in Kogi and Bayelsa states, meaning that towards the end of the year we are going to conduct governorship elections at different times in the two states.
“Let me seize this opportunity here to say that before the end of this week INEC will issue a Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states`”, he said.
On the 2019 INEC budget, Professor Mahmood observed that the commission was receiving same envelop amount of N45.5billion as 2017 and 2018.

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