Edo Guber: The final candidate list is released by INEC

Apr 25, 2024 | 2023 Elections | 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the definitive list of candidates for the upcoming Edo State Governorship Election. The Commission has also authorized political parties to commence public campaigns starting Wednesday, April 24th, 2024.

Campaign activities are slated to conclude at midnight on Thursday, September 19th, 2024. Sam Olumekun, National Commissioner & Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee at INEC, revealed that 17 political parties have nominated candidates for the election, with 16 male candidates and one female candidate.

Olumekun emphasized that the final candidate list, including detailed information such as age, academic qualifications, and disability status, has been posted at INEC’s office in Edo State and made available on the Commission’s website and social media channels for public access.

“With the publication of the final list of candidates for the Edo State Governorship Election, the next phase is electioneering campaign,” stated Olumekun. He reminded political parties that they are now authorized to conduct public campaigns, adhering to the guidelines outlined in the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the election.

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