Gov. Bala, 31 Bauchi lawmakers-elect to get Certificates of Return Friday – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi State says it will issue Certificates of Return to Gov. Bala Mohammed and the deputy governor-elect, Auwal Jatau, on Friday.
The commission would also give the 31 elected members of the Bauchi State House of Assembly a certificate of return.
Alhaji Mohammmed Nura, the Resident Electoral Commissioner for INEC, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Wednesday.
He said that Section 72 (1) of the Electoral Act 2022 says that the Commission has to give a certificate of return to every candidate who has been found to have won an election within 14 days.
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“The presentation of the certificates of return will take place at the INEC Headquarters in Bauchi,” he said.