Tuesday, June 6, 2017

INEC Fixes Date For Adeleke’s Replacement

The Independent National​ Electorial Commission (INEC) has fixed July 8 for Osun-West Senatorial District by-election to elect a new senator for the constituency after the sudden death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke.

In a notice by Administrative Secretary, INEC, Osun, Mr E.A Ademusire, in Osogbo on Monday, conduct of parties’ primaries would commence on Tuesday through June 14 while the election would hold on July 8.

The notice stated that bye-election was scheduled “consequent upon the position of the enabling status that bye-elections to fill the declared vacant seat by the National Assembly be conducted within 30 days upon the declaration.

“Take note that by the directives of the Chairman, Independent National​ Electoral Commission’s by-election for Osun West Senatorial seat will hold on Saturday, July 8, 2017.”

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