The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has allocated N7bn for the conduct of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states in 2022. This was disclosed by The Chairman of the agency, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu. He made this known while defending the N140bn INEC 2022 budget before the joint Senate and House of Representatives Committees on INEC and Electoral Matters on Friday. He said, “We also budgeted N7bn for the conduct of Ekiti and Osun governorship election including the possibility of runoffs. “We made a provision of N2.6bn for Ekiti State with a population of over one million registered voters and N4.4bn for Osun with 30 local government areas,” Yakubu added.