The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said that it would soon commence the prosecution of electoral offenders whose case files have already been prepared by the Nigerian Police.
Chairman of the Commision, Mahmood Yakubu said this today in Abuja during a meeting with stakeholders from Bayelsa State.
He also acknowledged a proposal from the Bayelsa State Government for a shift of the November 2nd governorship election.
INEC had fixed November 2nd later this year for the off-cycle governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, represented by his deputy, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, led the delegation.
He pleaded for change of date, saying that the day clashes with its yearly thanksgiving service.
He added that the programme, which has the backing of the law has been celebrated for the past seven years in the state.