INEC Picks Date For 2023 Presidential Election

Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has fixed February 18, 2023, for the 2023 Presidential election in the country.

This was disclosed on Thursday by the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu in his goodwill message at the inauguration of the House of Representatives’ special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution.

He noted as part of his speech that the country has about 855 days to the next general election and urged the National Assembly to fast-track the passage of the Electoral Act before another general election in the country.

In his word, “There must be a way either by way of an amendment to the constitution to effectively penalize electoral offenders in the country.

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