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Senators, Reps-Elect Get Certificates Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue certificates of return to successful candidates in the national assembly elections would be today,  Thursday, March 14.

This is according to a statement signed by Rose Orianran-Anthony, Secretary to the Commission, and made available on the commission’s website the ceremony will be hold at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

Senators-elect are expected to be seated at the venue of the meeting by 10 am Thursday morning, while members-elect of the House of Representatives should be seated by 2 pm same day.

“All National Assembly members-elect are required to come along with photo-identification, such as Permanent Voter’s Card, Nigerian Driver’s License, National Identity Card or International Passport,” the statement read, adding that “each member-elect is entitled to be accompanied by a maximum of five (5) guests only”.

“The National Chairman and National Secretary of political parties that sponsored members-elect are also invited.”

Rivers State electorate are awaiting the declaration of the final results and winners for Rivers East and Rivers West senatorial districts after the supplementary elections last Saturday. 

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