INEC Plans To Publish Details Of Governorship Candidates, Saturday.

INEC Plans To Publish Details Of Governorship Candidates, Saturday.

Independent National Electoral Commission says it will publish the personal particulars of candidates for the Edo State governorship election on Saturday.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun, in a statement said, the decision to publish the details of candidates followed the conclusion of party primaries, and appealed to Nigerians to scrutinize the documents, saying any aspirant who participated in his/her party primaries with reasonable grounds to believe that the information provided by the candidate was false could challenge the nomination in a Federal High Court as provided in Section 29(5) of the Electoral Act 2022.

The Edo State governorship election is scheduled to hold on Saturday 21st September, 2024, adding that, 17 political parties have uploaded their candidates’ nomination forms for the Edo State Governorship Election by the deadline of 24th March 2024 when the dedicated portal will automatically shut down.

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