INEC FIXES FEBRUARY 18 FOR 2023 GENERAL ELECTION
- Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the 2023 general elections for February 18 of the year.
INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this Thursday at the inauguration of the House of Representatives Special Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
Yakubu explained that as was the case in 2019, general elections in the country have to be held second week of February of each election year and called on the National Assembly to ensure the timely review of the constitution.
The INEC Chairman also called for the review of the present Electoral Act to give legal backing to the use of technologies in the electoral process hence the present manual process is cumbersome and costly.