INEC RELEASES TIMETABLE FOR OSUN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS
“The last day for withdrawal of candidate(s) and replacement of withdrawn candidate(s) by political parties would be August 8 while the last day for the submission of nomination forms would be August 22. The last day of campaigns will be Sept. 20, while the election proper will hold on Sept. 22 as provided in section 178 (2) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended),’’ he said.
Agbaje said that as part of the commission’s roadmap for the election, Continuous Voter Registration (CRV) had been extended at the 332 wards in the state from April 11 to April 16,adding that those who were newly captured would undergo Automatic Finger Identification System (AFIS) before their names would be ratified and added to the present list of registered voters in Osun.
The Commission boss reassured that the PVC for registered voters in the state would be distributed before the governorship election on September 22, disclosing that 411,438 PVCs were yet to be collected in the state.