2019 ELECTIONS: 86 POLITICAL ASSOCIATIONS HAVE APPLIED—-INEC CHAIRMAN

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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS TO HOLD ON FEBRUARY 16, 2019

[On Twitter]–The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that 86 political associations have applied to contest in both state and national elections in the country.

He disclosed this at the INEC and Political Parties Consultative Meeting which held at the INEC conference Hall on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

A picture uploaded on Twitter through the official account of the commission gives detail that the Anambra state governorship election will be held on Nov. 18, 2017.

It further states that year 2018 will witness elections in Ekiti and Osun states.

While governorship and state House of assembly elections have been scheduled to hold on March 02, 2019, the Presidential and NASS elections have been scheduled to take place on February 16, 2019.




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