REPS CHANGE ORDER OF 2019 ELECTION- NASS TO HOLD FIRST, PRESIDENTIAL LAST

Barely a month after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the 2019 general elections, the House of Representatives has amended the electoral act to change the order of elections.

With the latest amendment, the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed by gubernatorial and state assembly with the presidential election billed to be conducted last.

The amendment was effected Tuesday at the committee of the whole while considering the report of the House committee on electoral matters on the proposed amendment to the electoral act 2010.

Recall that in the timetable released by INEC, the presidential election is to hold first.

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