The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mamood Yakubu, have revealed that the commission have received 108 application from political groups and association in on week.
According to Punch, that the Chairman of the commission made the announcement at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja.
NaijaNews gathered that He said that 66 of the applications did not meet the initial requirements, while 33 passed and had proceeded to the next stage.
He pointed out, further that nine others were at the final stage of registration.
He also used the opportunity to commend political parties for their roles in the Governorship and House of Assembly By-elections in Anambra State, which was instrumental to the success of the election process.
He employed the parties to ensure rancour-free conventions and congresses ahead of 2019 and the Ekiti and Osun governorship elections later in the year.
Earlier, NaijaNews reported that INEC have released the dates for General elections for the next 36 years.
Source: Naija News