2019: No Election Timetable Was Released – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied releasing the official timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections.
The Commission, in a statement issued by its Secretary, Augusta Chinwe Ogakwu, in Abuja on Friday, said that only the actual dates for the general elections were released.
The Commission had, in March, announced that the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections would hold on February 16, while that of the Governorship and State Assembly would hold on 2nd March.
The Commission in the statement explained that it “took the action to standardise the electoral process, ensure certainty in the dates for elections and to also allow for proper planning by stakeholders.”
The statement added that “only the timetable and schedule of activities for the Ekiti and Osun governorship election and the Idemili North State Constituency by-election have so far been released, while that of the 2019 General Elections will be unveiled in due course.”