Nigerians will again go to the polls today to elect governors in 28 out of the 36 states of the federation. They will also vote to pick their representatives for the states houses of assembly in all 36 states.
The governorship election will not hold in six states namely, Ekiti, Ondo, Osun, Bayelsa, Edo, Anambra, Imo and Kogi states as polls to the offices of governors in these states are held off-cycle and not part of the general election.
Today’s elections come two weeks after the presidential and National Assembly elections were held on February 28, which produced a former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president-elect.
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The governorship and state houses of assembly elections were initially slated for March 11, but was shifted forward by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) due to what it said was time needed to reconfigure the BVAS machine used for the polls.
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