The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced February 25, 2023, for the presidential / National Assembly elections and March 11, 2023 for the governorship and state assembly elections.
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This is coming after the commission made changes to the earlier announced dates, February 18, 2023 for the presidential election. However, on Saturday, the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, told journalists, that new dates have been fixed for the elections.
According to Mahmood Yakubu, Presidential and National Assembly elections would hold on February 25, 2023, while governorship and state assembly elections will now be held on March 11, 2023.
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The development was coming on the heels of the signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.