INEC Conducts Abia Assembly Bye Election in AugustLatest News, News, News From The State, Press Releases Monday, June 16th, 2014
From Ignatius Okpara, Umuahia
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed August 16, for the Abia State House of Assembly Aba South Constituency bye-election.
The hint was dropped at a parley between political parties, other stakeholders and the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Professor Jacob Jatau in Umuahia.
INEC source told African Examiner that the bye-election is to fill the position of late Hon. Chris Nwogu, representing the constituency.
He said the date was arrived at, after consultations with relevant groups and in accordance with the provisions of the existing law.
The political parties in attendance at the meeting were unanimous on the need for the security agencies to support the electoral body conduct a free, fair and peaceful poll.
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