The Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC has scheduled August 3, 2019 for by-elections into the vacant House of Assembly sit for Pengana Constituency in Plateau State.
This follows a communication from the Plateau State House of Assembly Speaker nothing the electoral body of the existing vacancy.
Elections were held for the position of the member representing the consistency on March 9, 2019 with APC’s Ezekiel Afon emerging winner.
Mr. Afon however slumped and died hours after the declaration of the election results.
Interested Political Parties are now expected to conduct fresh Primaries latest Tuesday July 10, 2019.
Names of nominated candidates of Political Parties must be submitted by Thursday, July 12, 2019, a statement from the INEC Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Mr. Festus Okoye says.