INEC to issue fresh modalities for Edo, Ondo governorship polls

•To liaise with health authorities, security agencies
•Keeps mum on Balyelsa, Imo senatorial by-elections


From Okodili Ndidi, Abuja 


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is set to release fresh modalities for the conduct of the Edo and Ondo governorship elections despite the Coronavirus pandemic.

It, however, said that it would liaise with health authorities and security agencies on resumption of activities in the two states ahead of the polls scheduled for September19 and October 10, 2020.

Rising from a stakeholders’ meeting yesterday, the commission, said that it would work out modalities for the ramping up of activities in the two states as soon as possible.

It, however, kept mum on the senatorial by-elections in Bayelsa and Imo states, as well as other state House of Assembly by-elections.

According to a statement issued at the end of the meeting by Festus Okoye, the national commissioner and chairman, Information and Voter Education…

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