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Mr. Festus Okoye, the Federal Commissioner for Voter Education and Publicity at the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced that the ballot paper that was printed earlier for the Kogi Stae Governorship Election has been withdrawn and that a new one has been issued in order to accommodate governorship candidates of SDP and APM.

The candidate representing the Social Democratic Party is Barr. Natasha Akpoti while the candidate representing Allied Peoples Movement.

Okoye asserted that the action was in line with the ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Okoye told newsmen in Lokoja on Wednesday that INEC was “fully ready to go ahead with the election on Saturday.”

“All the electoral officials and ad hoc staff have been fully trained and ready to be deployed,” he added.

(NAN)

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