INEC Fixes Date for Bauchi South Senatorial by-election

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PIC. 10. FROM LEFT: INEC NATIONAL COMMISSIONER, PRINCE SOLOMON SOYEBI; INEC
CHAIRMAN, PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, AND NATIONAL COMMISSIONER, HAJIA AMINA ZAKARI,
DURING INEC CHAIRMAN’S CONSULTATIVE MEETING WITH THE MEDIA AND CIVIL SOCIETY
ORGANISATIONS, ON CONCLUSION OF BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION, IN ABUJA ON FRIDAY
(18/12/15).

The Independent National Electoral
Commission ( INEC ) has annouced that the Bauchi South Senatorial election will hold on the 11th August, 2018.

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Resident Electoral Commissioner in
Bauchi, Ibrahim Abdullahi, said during a stakeholders meeting that only those who voted in the 2015 elections and had collected their PVCs as at December 2017, were eligible to vote.

“Accreditation and voting during the election will be done simultaneously as voters will be accredited and allowed to cast their votes immediately,” he said.

“I want to appealed to Political parties to join hands with the Commission, to ensure a hitch-free election; INEC will be
fair to all.”

The elections would be held in 445 voting points under 1, 499 Polling Units in all the 75 wards in seven Local Government Areas of Bauchi South Senatorial District.

The district comprises Toro, Dass, Tafawa Balewa, Bogoro, Alkaleri and Kirfi and Bauchi areas.

Abdullahi said all registered political parties were allowed to participate, and that the results would be transmitted electronically, while a copy would be pasted at each polling unit.

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