Live update from Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal Constituency bye-election
All is set now as electorates from Kankia, Kusada, Ingawa Federal Constituency set for bye-election to elect their new Representative today being the 17th November, 2018.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured Nigerians of its determination and readiness to deliver credible and acceptable bye-election.
This is even as the commission said only 193,915 registered voters in the constituency are expected to cast their votes during the exercise.
The INEC commissioner, however, said accreditation and voting would take place simultaneously in 357 polling units with a total of 193,915 registered voters.
He reiterated that 1,874 ad hoc staff, including members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), were expected to conduct the election across the three affected local government areas.
The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Abubakar Yahaya Kusada, of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Abdulsamad Abdullahi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Nasiru Aminu of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and Abdullahi Umar of Youths Electorate Solidarity (YES) are jostling to fill the vacant seat.