The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday April 24, 2021 for the bye election into Rimba/Ebagi Ward of Abaji Area Council.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to TOS television Network by the Resident Electoral Commissioner for INEC FCT chapter, Yahaya Bello.
According to the commissioner, “The Bye election is taking place as a result of the demise of the Councilor representing Rimba/Ebagi Ward”.
Bello further notes that the bye-election will be conducted in compliance with the National Electoral Commission’s protocols for curtailing the covid-19 pandemic.
The statement reads further “Notice of the election has been issued in line with section 30 (i) of the Electoral Act 2010, (As amended).
The Commission said it has also approved Saturday 12 February 2022 as the date for the FCT Area Councils Elections noting that notice has also been issued throughout the six (6) Area Councils in that regard.