The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, conclude the cancelled Chairmanship and Councilorship elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Commission said the Saturday, April 9 elections in the areas were cancelled due to non-compliance with the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), and the approved INEC guidelines and regulations.
The elections were cancelled for three reasons namely: violence, over voting and non use of the Smart Card Reader (SCR).
A total of 39, 647 registered voters are expected to participate in tomorrow’s elections.
In Abaji Area Council, the Commission will conclude Chairmanship and Councillorship elections in two Polling Units of two (2) Wards, namely: Nuku and Gawu, with a total of 3,513 voters expected to participate.
In Bwari Area Council, Councillorship elections will be concluded in two (2) Wards and three Polling Units with a total of 5,522 registered voters.
The Commission will conclude Chairmanship election in one Ward (IBWA) and two (2) Polling Units in Gwagwalada Area Council with a total of 1,881 registered voters.
In Kuje Area Council, Chairmanship and Councillorship elections will also be concluded in 12 Polling Units of eight (8) Wards, with a total of 13,368 voters. The Wards are: Gwargwada, Kwaku, Kuje Central, Chibiri, Gudunkarya, Rubochi, Yenche and Kabi.
The Commission will conclude Chairmanship and Councillorship elections in six (6) wards and fourteen (14) Polling Units of AMAC.
The affected wards are: Karu, Garki, Gwarinpa, Gui, Karshi and Nyanya. A total of 15,363 voters are expected to participate in the elections.
The Area Councils affected are Abaji, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kuje and Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). Chairmanship elections will be concluded in four (4) Area Councils of: Abaji, Gwagwalada, Kuje and AMAC while Councillorship elections will be concluded in four (4) Area Councils.