Senate moves to delist “failed” political parties

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Senate moves to delist “failed” political parties

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The Senate Committee with oversight functions on the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has expressed disaffection over the number of political parties fielding candidates in the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Chairman Senate Committee on INEC, Kabiru Gaya and former deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu said the number of political parties that would be contesting elections was unwieldy and a contravention of the amended electoral act.

Nigerian Tribune findings revealed that in Kogi, 23 political parties will be fielding candidates out of the 49 that initially filed…



Source: Nigerian Tribune