The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC said that all is set to conduct rerun election to fill in the vacant seat of Lere West constituency at the Kaduna State House of Assembly next Saturday, February 20, 2016.
The state resident electoral commissioner (REC) Abdullahi A. Kaugama disclosed this while addressing newsmen shortly after convening stakeholders meeting with political parties and others to ensure hitch free election in the state.
It would be recalled that an election was conducted in Lere West constituency of the state in 2015 which was won by an All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Kabir Mohammed but the election was nullified by the tribunal on the ground that the declared winner did not possess the required educational qualification to contest the said election.
According to the REC, “We are ready, already we have trained the staffs who are going to conduct the election which normally are the NYSC members. They are trained on use of card readers and the conduct of the election in the field in the five local governments.
“We have moved all non-sensitive materials to the local governments where the election will take place.
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