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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the rerun in Rivers state for April 13.

Festus Okoye, INEC commissioner for information and voter education, announced this at a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday.

Okoye added that the announcement of results will be done on April 15 while issuance of certificate of return will be on April 19.

Okoye said the commission will organise an inter-agency meeting between with “relevant agencies” on March 29.


He added that revalidation of observers will be done simultaneously in Abuja and Rivers between March 25 and March 31 and that collation of results will resume in the state between April 2 and April 5.

On March 10, INEC suspended all electoral processes in the state as a result of violence and widespread disruption of collation of results.

The commission later blamed the military for its involvement in the exercise.

INEC had earlier announced that the results of 17 local government areas were intact.





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  1. The announcement of the result can be even on April 14 if the collation of result finished in time, INEC need not to fixed date for the announcement of the result. Take time

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