2019: INEC issues Sept 15 deadline for party primaries

Posted by Romanus Ugwu, Abuja | 17 August 2018 | 3,132 times

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has issued September 15 deadline to all the 91 registered political parties to communicate to the commission the date for conduct of its party primaries for the 2019 general election.

National Commissioner, Election and Party Monitoring Committee, Prof. Antonia Simbine, who represented INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, also revealed that only eight political parties have formally notified the Commission about the date for their primaries.

The Commission disclosed this at the 2018 Annual Nigeria Political Parties summit under the theme; “Political Parties and Peaceful Conduct of the 2019 Elections,” held in Abuja yesterday.

Excerpted from a Daily Sun report

Source: News Express

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