The bye-election to fill the vacant seat for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State has been fixed for Saturday, March 27, 2021. The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, made this disclosure to newsmen in a statement released after a meeting of the commission in Abuja on Thursday.

According to him, the vacancy arose as a result of the death of Ossy Prestige, member of the House of Representatives and the subsequent declaration of vacancy for the Federal constituency.

He said, “Consequently, the commission has fixed Saturday, March 27 2021 for the conduct of the bye-election to fill the vacant seat for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State.”

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