2019 Elections: Seven states where no governorship elections would be taking place.

Even as the governorship election kicks of in most states of the federation, the governorship election will not hold in seven states as well as in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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2019 elections
2019 elections

Even as the governorship election kicks of in most states of the federation, the governorship election will not hold in seven states as well as in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This was mainly due to court judgments that nullified the elections of their governors at different times in the past.

The states are , Ekiti, Kogi, Ondo and Osun, Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, and they will not be participating because their governorship elections held at different times.

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However, the State Houses of Assembly elections will be conducted in all the 36 states.

The FCT will not witness both elections because it is run by a minister, who is appointed by the President, with laws made by the National Assembly.

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But Saturday will witness election of new chairmen and councillors in the six Area Councils of the territory, namely Abaji, Abuja Municipal, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kuje and Kwali.

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