CHAPTER VI
THE EXECUTIVE

PART II


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    1. An election to the office of governor of a State Election of shall be held on a date to be appointed by the Independent Governor: general. National Electoral Commission.
    2. An election to the office of Governor of a State shall be held on a date not earlier than sixty days and not later than thirty days before the expiration of the term of office of the last holder of that office.

    3. Where in an election to the office of Governor of a State one of the two or more candidates nominated for the election is the only candidate after the close of nomination, by reason of the disqualification, withdrawal, incapacitation, disappearance or death of the other candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission shall extend the time for nomination.
    4. For the purpose of an election under this section a State shall be regarded as one constituency.
    5. Every person who is registe#FF0000 to vote at an election of a member of a legislative house shall be entitled to vote at an election to the office of Governor of a State.
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      1. A candidate for an election to the office of single candidate Governor of a State shall be deemed to have been duly elected and two or more to such office where, being the only candidate nominated for candidates, the election-
        1. he has a majority of YES votes over NO votes cast at the election; and
        2. he has not less than one-quarter of the votes cast at the eleciton in each of at least two-thirds of all the local government areas in the State,
          but where the only candidate fails to be elected in accordance with this subsection, then there shall be fresh nominations.

      2. A candidate for an election to the office of Governor of a State shall be deemed to have been duly elected where, there being two or more candidates -
        1. he has the highest number of votes cast at the election; and
        2. he has not less than one-quarter of all the votes cast in each of at least two-thirds of all the local government areas in the State.
      3. In default of a candidate duly elected in accordance with subsection (2) of this section there shall be a second election in accordance with subsection (4) of this section at which the only candidates shall be -
        1. the candidate who secu#FF0000 the highest number of votes cast at the election; and
        2. one among the remaining candidates who secu#FF0000 a majority of votes in the highest number of local government areas in the State, so however that where there are more than one candidate with a majority of votes in the highest number of local government areas, the candidate among them with the next highest total of votes cast at the election shall be the second candidate.
      4. In default of a candidate duly elected under subsection (2) of this section, the Independent National Electoral Commission shall within seven days of the result of the election held under that subsection, arrange for an election between the two candidates and a candidate at such election shall be deemed to have been duly elected to the office of Governor of a State if -
        1. he has a majority of the votes cast at the election; and
        2. he has not less than one-quarter of the votes cast at the election in each of at least two-thirds of all the local government areas in the State.
      5. In default of a candidate duly elected under subsection (4) of this section, the Independent National Electoral Commission shall within seven days of the result of the election held under that subsection, arrange for another election between the two candidates to which that sub-paragraph relates and a candidate at such election shall be deemed to have been duly elected to the office of governor of a State if he has a majority of the votes cast at the election.


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