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INEC Releases Notice Of 2019 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made the notice of activities of the 2019 election available to all.

According to NAN, the notice was pasted at the office of INEC in Abuja.

The Head of Voter Education and Publicity Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC , FCT Mrs Ndidi Okafor, made it known that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010.

The Notice stated that Aug 17 and Aug. 24 are for the collection of nomination forms for national and state elections by political parties.

Collection of forms for FCT elections will take place between 3 Sept. and 10 Sept.

“The last date for submission of nomination forms by political parties has also been scheduled for Dec. 3 for presidential and National Assembly Elections and state elections Dec. 17.

“The collection of nomination forms for FCT Area Council elections would commence on Nov. 3 to Nov. 10, while the last date for the return of the nomination forms is Dec. 14.

“On Oct 25 INEC will publish the personal particulars of National election candidates on Oct. 25 and those of the state candidates on Nov. 9.” the notive instruct.

Okafor said INEC has announced Nov. 17 as the last date for the withdrawal or replacement of candidates for president and National Assembly elections, and Dec. 1 for governorship and state houses of assembly elections.

INEC would on Jan. 2, 2019 publish notice of the polls, and on Jan. 7, 2019 publish official register of voters for the election, which will begin with the presidential and National Assembly elections on 16 February .(NAN)

 



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