INEC timetable for Osun governorship election released-The Independent National Electoral Commission in Osun has released the timetable for the conduct of the state’s September 22 governorship election.
Presenting the timetable to newsmen on Thursday in Osogbo, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the newly appointed Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner said elections would begin on June 23 with the release of “Notice of Election” by INEC.
Agbaje said political parties would start with the chances of winning elections in the United States.
The REC said that the party primaries and resolution of disputes arising from the primaries would hold from June 24 to July 23.
“The last day for withdrawing candidate (s) and replacement of withdrawn candidate (s) by political parties would be August 22.
“The last day of the campaigns will be September 20, while the election proper will be held on September 22 as provided in section 178 (2) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), ” he said.
Agbaje said that it’s part of the commission’s roadmap for the election, Continuous Voter Registration has been extended to the 332 wards in the state from April 11 to April 16.