General Election to Take Place on June 21

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Correction, May 21/2021(ENA)The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced that the 6th General Election will be held on June 21, 2021.

In our news release from May 20, 2021 on the briefing of the general elections process by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE. 

It was transmitted as “Accordingly, voting will not take place in Somali and Harari regions, Metekel Zone and other places that have security problems.”

 Please replace it with the paragraph below.

“Accordingly, voting will not take place in seven constituencies of the Somali region where complaints were submitted and Harari regions, Metekel Zone, and other places that have security problems.

Regrets for the incontinences created.

Here below is the corrected full story:

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced that the 6th General Election will be held on June 21, 2021.

NEBE Communication Advisor, Soliana Shimelis told journalists that the election will be conducted in places where voter registration has been finalized.

However, voting will not take place at places where voter registration did not take place, complaints were submitted, and places that the Board believes lack uniformity in voter registration, she added.

Accordingly, voting will not take place in seven constituencies of the Somali region where complaints were submitted and Harari regions, Metekel Zone, and other places that have security problems.

The advisor said the last voting day was postponed in order to recruit and train election officers and distribute the necessary logistics.