No party has sub­mit­ted list of can­di­dates — INEC

Daily Trust - - POLITICS - By Muideen Olaniyi

The In­de­pen­dent Na­tional Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (INEC) says none of the 89 reg­is­tered po­lit­i­cal par­ties has sub­mit­ted the list of its spon­sored can­di­dates (Form CF002) and per­sonal par­tic­u­lars (Form 001) to the cen­tre des­ig­nated for the col­lec­tion of the doc­u­ments.

INEC, in a state­ment is­sued yes­ter­day by its Na­tional Com­mis­sioner and mem­ber, In­for­ma­tion and Voter Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mit­tee, Malam Mo­hammed Haruna, said the dead­lines for the sub­mis­sions of Forms CF001 and CF002 for the 2019 gen­eral elec­tions re­mained Oc­to­ber 18, for pres­i­den­tial and Na­tional Assem­bly and Novem­ber 2 for gov­er­nor­ship and state assem­blies.

The state­ment is­sued after INEC’s weekly meet­ing also an­nounced the re­or­ga­ni­za­tion of the chair­man­ship of five out of its 15 stand­ing com­mit­tees.

Ac­cord­ing to the state­ment, Bar­ris­ter Festus Okoye would now chair in­for­ma­tion and voter ed­u­ca­tion com­mit­tee; Prince Solomon Ad­edeji Soyebi, Board of the Elec­toral In­sti­tute (TEI); Dr Mo­hammed Mustafa Lecky, plan­ning, mon­i­tor­ing and strat­egy com­mit­tee; Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari, health and wel­fare com­mit­tee; and Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, elec­toral op­er­a­tions and lo­gis­tics com­mit­tee.

Prof. Mah­mood Yakubu

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