The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced February 25th, 2023, as new date for the 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The National Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement at a news conference in Abuja, the Federal capital.
The INEC boss, explained that the new date is to allow for conformity with the provisions of the Electoral laws which stipulates that elections notice be published at least 260 days to the elections
Yakubu, also said the Electoral guidelines will also be published in due course.
However, the Presidential and National Assembly elections will now hold on Saturday, February 25, 2023, while governorship and state houses of assembly elections will hold on March 11, 2023.