INEC Fixes Jigawa Bye-Election for June 19

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By Our Reporter

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Gwaram Federal Constituency of Jigawa State bye-election for June 19.

INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday.

He said the decision to conduct the exercise followed the death of the former holder of the office, Hon. Yuguda Hassan Kila on March 4, in which the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila declared the seat vacant.

“Consequently, the Commission has fixed Saturday 19th June 2021 for the conduct of bye-election to fill the vacant seat for the said Constituency in the House of Representatives,” the statement partly read.

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