INEC Fixes Date For 2019 General Elections

By Ikenga Chronicles January 10, 2018

INEC Fixes Date For 2019 General Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),has announced the timetable for the 2019 General Elections.

The Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on the same day on February 16, 2019, INEC said while briefing journalists on Tuesday.

Governorship and State Assembly Elections will also hold the same day on March 2, two weeks after the Presidential Election. The elections into Abuja Area Councils also hold on March 2.

The electoral umpire said primaries for Presidential and National Assembly elections will commence on August 18.

However, after the primaries campaign only starts formally on November 18, INEC said.

Campaigns for the Governorship and State Assemblies are scheduled to commence on December the 1st, 2018.

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