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Full List Of 11 States Where Rerun Elections Will Hold Today And Why

Full list of eleven (11) states in Nigeria where the rerun elections will take place has emerged.

Thecommentng reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct re-run elections in eleven states of the federation today, Saturday, 25th January 2019.

The re-run election consists of 28 Federal and State Constituencies broken down into One (1) Senatorial District, Twelve (12) House of Representatives and Fifteen (15) State Assemblies.

This online news platform reports that the affected states are Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Ogun, and Sokoto States.

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In line with this development, the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has directed Commissioners of Police in the affected states to put in place adequate security arrangements towards ensuring hitch-free elections and a level playing ground for all the candidates and parties in the elections.

He warned further warned that all Police personnel deployed for the elections must be professional and apolitical in the discharge of their responsibilities.

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A statement released on Friday by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba quoted the IGP as directing that: “consequently, Commissioners of Police in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Ogun, and Sokoto States, where the elections will be conducted, have been directed to put in place adequate security arrangements towards ensuring hitch-free elections and a level playing ground for all the candidates and parties in the elections.

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