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Just In: INEC Declares 4 senatorial and House of Representative seats Vacant

Just In: INEC Declares 4 senatorial and House of Representative seats Vacant

OYOGist.com has learned that the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared 4 senatorial and 5 house of assembly seats vacant in 7 states across the nation.

The list was published today,may 21st on the commission’s website and on various social media platforms as they called for a bye election to fill the vacant seats in compliance with the Nigerian electoral laws.

OYOGist.com reports

OYOGist.com reports

Notably among the 9 seats is that of Cross River state’s northern senatorial district which was previously occupied by Senator Doctor Rose Oko,who died in a London clinic after suffering complications from cancer and also two in Bayelsa state including the position formerly occupied by the present governor and deputy governor of the state.

Just In: INEC Declares 4 senatorial and House of Representative seats Vacant

Currently there are currently 100 senators in the red chambers of the Nigerian legislative house which constitutionally should house 109 senators with 3 representing each state and one from the federal capital territory. The release was signed by the electoral body.

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