The Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC says it has made

progress for the smooth conduct of governorship and State House of

Assemblies elections, on March 9.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, at the commission’s meeting with

Resident Electoral Commissioners said that the governorship election

would hold in 29 states.

He explained that governorship elections in the remaining seven states

were staggered and had already been conducted off season.

Inec said it has gone very far with the arrangements for the elections,

election will hold on March 9, with the election of governor for states as

well as members of the state assemblies.

The INEC chairman said the commission would issue a news statement

on decisions taken at the closed door session of the meeting