INEC sets date to issue Certificates of Return to Governors elect, others

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th and Friday 31st of this month for the issuance of Certificates of Return to Governors and Deputy Governors-elect as well as State Assembly members-elect.

A statement 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.

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The statement says 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 added 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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