It has been reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 18 for the 2023 general elections in the country.
This was revealed by the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu on Wednesday during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC.
According to him, “By the principle established by the Commission, the 2023 General Election will hold on Saturday 18th February 2023 which is exactly one year, nine months, two weeks and six days or 660 days from today”.
He added that, “In order to do so, there should be clarity and certainty about the electoral legal framework to govern the election. We are confident that the National Assembly will do the needful in earnest”.