INEC to issue certificates of return to governors, deputy governors

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By Iyojo Ameh

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC will soon commence issuance of certificates of return to Governors and Deputy Governors-elect as well as State Assembly members-elect.

A statement signed by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye says that the presentation will take place in INEC offices in each State of the Federation.

It indicates that specific dates for the issuance of the certificates shall be communicated to those elected by the Resident Electoral Commissioners and Administrative Secretaries of the various States.

It adds that by the provisions of Section 72(1)of the Electoral Act 2022,the Commission is mandated to issue a certificate of return within 14 days to every candidate who has been returned elected under the law

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