Ondo Guber: 17 Parties Meet INEC Deadline
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said 17 political parties have met its deadline for the nomination of candidates for the Ondo State governorship election scheduled for October 10, 2020.
The commission said the list and particulars of the candidates as submitted by the 17 political parties would be uploaded on its website and published in its state office in Akure on Friday, July 31, 2020.
It added that the list would also be published on the commission’s social media platforms on the same day.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said these in a statement on Tuesday after the commission’s meeting in Abuja.
He advised members of the public to take an active part in the vetting of the list and particulars of the candidates to enhance transparency.
“Seventeen out of the 18 registered political parties gave the commission the requisite statutory notice of their intention to conduct primaries and they conducted primaries for the purpose of nominating candidates for the governorship election,” Okoye added.