INEC Extends Presidential/NASS Election Voting Period

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the extension period of voting for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to Sunday, 26th February 2023.

According to INEC, this was necessitated due to the level violence experienced and 'tactical disenfranchisement' (late arrival of election materials) in some areas.

The affected areas/states where the election process would continue are:

1. Lagos: Surulere, Ikate, Okota, Eti-Osa, Kosofe and Oshodi
2. FCT
3. Ebonyi
4. Rivers
5. Imo
6. Anambra
7. Kano
8. Edo
9. Delta
10. Kogi
11. Bayelsa
12. Enugu
13. Sokoto
14. Taraba
15. Abia. and
16. Ekiti

Voting in the affected areas will resume by 8am till 12pm on the 26th February 2023.

Therefore, it advised that staff and stakeholders continue to adhere to all Government/INEC directives and security advisories concerning this election.
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