14 parties nominate candidates for Edo 2020 guber poll

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14 parties nominate candidates for Edo 2020 guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said that 14 political parties submitted nominations for Edo governorship election.

The commission disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC).

Okoye said that the particulars of the nominated candidates for the Edo guber poll would be published in the Edo State office of the commission and simultaneously uploaded on its website on Thursday.

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that from the provisional list of the nominated candidates by the 14 parties, only the governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party was a female.

The list candidates for the Edo guber poll also indicated that that only African Democratic Congress and the Social Democratic Party nominated females as running mates.

Okoye said that 15 political parties earlier signified their intention to conduct primaries for the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper