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216,605 Eligible To Vote In Katsina Reps Seat Bye-Election – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission in Katsina State says 216,605 voters are eligible to participate in the bye-election for Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal Constituency on November 17.

“INEC is conducting the bye-election following the resignation of the former member of the National Assembly, Kaita, who contested and won the seat of Daura Senatorial zone in Katsina State last month.

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“Kaita contested the seat following the death of Senator who died six months ago,” INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Jibril Zarewa, told newsmen on Monday in Katsina.

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Zarewa disclosed that INEC would employ 4,000 ad hoc staff to conduct the bye-election in 361 wards of the constituency.

“The commission is set to give all the new voters that registered from January to August this year their voters card.

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“Nobody will be left out during the bye-election, as we are determined to conduct a free and fair election,” he said.

The REC appealed to politicians and the electorates to show maturity during the conduct of the exercise.

(NAN)

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