Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has issued the time table and schedule of activities for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo, scheduled for Saturday, September 10 and Saturday, November 26, respectively.
According to the Commission, June 12 is the date scheduled for the commencement of Campaigns by Political Parties participating in the Edo governorship election, while July 2 and 4 have been set aside for the conduct of party primaries, including resolution of disputes arising from the primaries.
The commission has also scheduled August 11 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 August 27.
September 8, 2016 is the last day for campaigns for the Edo State governorship election.
Similarly, INEC has scheduled August 28, 2016 for commencement of campaign by political parties in the Ondo governorship election.
The commission has scheduled between August 22 and 26 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 September18 to 19.
Publication of official register of voters for the election will be done on October 27, while submission of names of party agents for the election to the Electoral Officer of the local government areas is slated for November 19.