The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has fixed Oct. 31 for the conduct of the 12 pending constituencies by-elections in the country.
The commission disclosed this in a statement by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Tuesday.
He said that the commission would have long conducted the by-elections but for the current COVID-19 pandemic.
“Since then, the commission has developed a policy on the conduct of elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It also revised its regulations and guidelines and engaged with health authorities and stakeholders on conducting elections in an environment that guarantees both credibility and public safety.
“The commission has…