Edo 2020: 15 Political Parties Set For Primaries – INEC

INEC has said that 15 political parties out of the 18 registered parties in the state are ready for Edo 2020 elections.

15 Political Parties Set For Primaries - INEC
INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that 15 political parties out of the 18 registered parties have notified the commission of their readiness to conduct party primaries for the forthcoming Edo State governorship election.

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INEC disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, while stating its readiness for both the primaries and the election slated for September 19.

“15 out of the 18 registered political parties have notified the commission of their intention to conduct primaries for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Edo State governorship election slated for 19 September 2020,” INEC said.

According to INEC, other issues including updates on the prosecution of electoral offenders were discussed.

The commission reiterated that party primaries for the governorship.election would take place between June 2 and June 27, as earlier stated in its guidelines which were released on February 6 this year.

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