INEC releases timetables for Ondo, Edo guber polls

INEC releases timetables for Ondo, Edo guber polls
May 13 09:22 2016

The Independent National
Electoral Commission has released
the timetables for the upcoming governorship
elections in Edo and Ondo States.
Ondo State election holds on
September 10, while that of Edo will hold on November 26.
According to INEC in a statement
on Thursday, June 12 is the date
scheduled for the commencement
of campaigns by political parties
participating in the Edo
governorship election, while 2nd
– 4th of July, have been set aside
for the conduct of party
primaries, including resolution of
disputes arising from the
primaries.
“The Commission has scheduled
11thAugust, 2016 for publication
of official Register of Voters for
the election, while submission of
names of party agents for the
election to the Electoral Officers
of the Local Government Areas
has been fixed for 27th August,
2016,” the statement said.
“Thursday the 8th of September,
2016 is the last day for campaigns
for the Edo governorship
election.”
The electoral body also scheduled August
28 for commencement of
campaign by political parties in
the Ondo governorship election.
“The Commission has scheduled
22nd – 26thAugust 2016 for
collection of forms by Political
Parties at INEC Headquarters,
while conduct of party primaries,
including resolution of disputes
arising from the primaries will
hold between 18th– 19th
September, 2016.
“Publication of official Register of
Voters for the election will be
done on the 27th of October,
2016, while submission of names
of party agents for the election to
the Electoral Officer of the Local
Government Areas is slated for 19th
November, 2016.
“The last day for campaigns for the Ondo
governorship election is Thursday,
24thNovember, 2016,” the statement read in part.