Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to publish the list of nominated candidates in the Ondo state governorship poll on Thursday 27th October.
Also to be published on the same date is the official register of voters for the election scheduled for Saturday, November 26th 2016. The publication according to the electoral body is in compliance with the relevant sections of the law. Section 34 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) provides that INEC should publish the list of nominated candidates by political parties at least 30 days before the day of an election.
Similarly, Section 20 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) provides that the Commission should publish the official register of voters for an election, not less than 30 days before the election. In the same vein, the INEC is expected to deploy sixteen thousand seven hundred and twenty-three (16,723) personnel for Ondo governorship poll. Read more