INEC Fixes New Dates For 2023 General Elections
By Onome Naomi
Sequel to the signing of the electoral bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced new dates for the 2023 general elections.
The INEC National Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu announced this at a news conference in Abuja on Saturday.
According to the electoral umpire Boss, the Presidential and National Assembly elections will now hold on Saturday, February 25, 2023, while governorship and state houses of assembly elections will hold on March 11, 2023.
Prof. Yakubu explained that the new date is to allow for conformity with the provisions of the Electoral laws which stipulates that elections notice be published at least 260 days to the elections
The INEC boss also said the Electoral guidelines will also be published in due course.