INEC Electoral body fixes May 20 for bye-election in Katsina

The INEC’s Administrative Officer, Mr Yunusa Kura made this known on Wednesday in Katsina during a stakeholders meeting.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed May 20, for the conduct of bye-election into Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in Katsina State.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was sequel to the death of the member representing the constituency, Alhaji Sani Bello on Feb.15, 2017.

The INEC’s Administrative Officer, Mr Yunusa Kura made this known on Wednesday in Katsina during a stakeholders meeting.

Kura said that political parties were expected to conduct their primary elections between May 1st and 4th, 2017.

He said that public campaigns by political parties shall commence from May 5th and end on 19th May .

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