INEC Unveils Full List Of Guber, State Assembly Candidates For 2023 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC had unveiled the full list of Governorship and State Assembly Candidates for the 2023 general election.

INEC National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye in a statement said pursuant to Section 32(1) of the Electoral Act 2022 and Item 8 of the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2023 General Election, the Commission had published the final list of candidates for both Governorship and State Assembly constituencies.

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According to Okoye, the publication which contains the full names of candidates who were nominated for State Elections will be subjected to the political parties that conducted primaries and undergoes the completion of the nomination exercise. 

He however noted that at the end of the process, political parties that conducted valid primaries have uploaded the list and personal particulars of all nominated candidates to the Commission’s candidate nomination portal and the subsequent display in their constituencies nationwide as provided by Section 29(3) of the Electoral Act.