Timelines for Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship Elections

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Timelines for Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 21, 2015 for Kogi State Governorship Election and December 5, 2015 for Bayelsa State Governorship Election.


Kogi State Governorship Election


Kogi State was carved out of Kwara and Benue states on August 27, 1991. It is popularly called the confluence state because it is the meeting point of Rivers Niger and Benue. Kogi State is the most centrally located State in Nigeria. It shares boundaries  with  Niger,  Kwara and  Nasarawa  states  as  well  as  the  Federal Capital Territory  (FCT) to the north; Benue and Enugu states to the East; Enugu and Anambra states to the south; and Ondo, Ekiti and Edo states to the west. Lokoja is the state capital. It has 21 Local Governments, namely, Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ankpa, Bassa, Dekina, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odulu, Ijumu, Kabba-Bunu, Kogi, Lokoja, Mopamuro, Ofu, Ogorimagongo, Okehi, Okene, Olamaboro, Omala, Yagba East and Yagba West.

 Click the link to assess Kogi Governorship Time -Table.


Beyelsa State Governorship Election

Bayelsa State

The state was created  on October 1, 1996  from  the  old  Rivers  State. The state is bounded to the north by Delta State, to the east by Rivers State, and to the  south  and  west  by  the  Atlantic  Ocean. The  state  capital  is  Yenagoa. Bayelsa State has one of the largest crude oil and natural gas deposits in Nigeria and is also one of the greatest producers of oil and gas products in the country.  Bayelsa  state  is  divided  into  eight  (8)  Local  Government  Areas  (LGAs), namely, Brass, Ekeremor, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Nembe, Ogbia, Sagbama, Southern Ijaw and Yenagoa.

 Click the link for: Bayelsa State Governorship Time -Table

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