INEC: October 7 remains deadline for primaries, dispute resolution

The Independent National Electoral Commission has reminded political parties that October 7 remains the deadline the for conduct of primaries for all elective positions for the 2019 general elections and resolution of disputes emanating from the primaries.

The reminde issued in a statement by Mr Solomon Soyebi, the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee in Abuja on Thursday.
Soyebi stated that “the resolution was made at the end of the commission’s weekly meeting held on Thursday in Areminds

He said that 89 of the 91 registered political parties that gave notices of their intentions to conduct primaries as required by the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) had commenced and were at various stages of the process.

He added that “INEC wishes to restate that the conduct of primaries and resolution of all disputes arising from it must be concluded on or before October 7 as earlier published in the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2019 general elections.

“The last day for submission of lists of sponsored candidates (Form CFOO2) and personal particulars (Form CF001) remains October 18 for Presidential and National Assembly and November 2 for Governorship and State Houses of Assembly. ”

Soyebi restated that the commission would only accept list of candidates submitted by the National Chairman and the National Secretary.

About Ikuluke Jude 2141 Articles
Ikuluke Jude Msughter also know as Judoski is the CEO maxloaded.com. Studies Mathematics/Computer Science at the University of Agriculture Makurdi. Am that passionate blogger always wanting to make his very best out of very opportunity given to him. Am a Makurdi based Blogger

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.