INEC To Present Certificate Of Return To Elected NASS Members


The presentation of certificate of return to be given to elected members of the National Assembly on Tuesday, 7th March and Wednesday, 8th as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this on Saturday morning, while giving his address at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Abuja.

Yakubu said winners were declared for 423 legislative seats, indicating that supplementary elections would be conducted in 46 other constituencies.

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The supplementary elections is scheduled to hold on March 11th alongside the gubernatorial elections.

“Certificates of Return will be presented to Senators-elect on Tuesday 7th March 2023 at 11.00am at the National Collation Centre (the International Conference Centre), Abuja, while Members of the House of Representatives-elect will receive theirs the following day, Wednesday 8th March 2023, at 11.00am at the same venue,” he said.

“However, for effective crowd management, each Senator/Member-elect should be accompanied by a maximum of two guests. The comprehensive list of all members-elect will be uploaded to the Commission’s website shortly.”

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According to him, in terms of party representation, the 2023 set is the most diverse National Assembly since 1999.

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