When Is Ekiti State Election? See Date HERE!!

When Is Ekiti State Election? See Date HERE!!
July 12
18:32 2018

When Is Ekiti State Election Starting?

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for both the Ekiti State governorship elections.

But National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Prince Solomon

Adedeji Soyebi who unveiled the details at the Commission’s headquarters Abuja, also cautioned political parties not to see the development as a Notice of Election.

Prince Soyebi revealed that while the Ekiti governorship election will hold on 14th July, 2018. He explained that since the Ekiti State governor’s tenure and his counterpart’s in Osun State will expire on 15th October and 26thNovember 2018 respectively, Section 178 (2) of the country’s 1999 Constitution (as amended) and Section 25 (8) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) had stipulated that election into the office of governor should be held not earlier than 150 days and not later than 30 days before the expiration of the term of office of the last holder.

He said: “The Commission is by virtue of Section 30(1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) expected to issue a notice for the election not later than 90 days before the date of the election.”

For the Ekiti poll, the “Notice of Election” will be issued on 4th April 2018. Campaign by political parties will be allowed between 15th April and12th July. Forms for the election will be available for interested political parties on 16th April and they are to conduct their primaries and resolve all disputes arising therefrom between 15th April and 14th May. The last day for the submission of Forms CF001 and CF002 at the INEC headquarters is 15th May.

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