NEC Announces Time Table For 2019 General Elections
The electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the date for 2019 generation elections.
The presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on same day on February 16, 2019, INEC said while briefing journalists on Tuesday.
Governorship and state assembly elections will also hold same day on March 2, two weeks after the presidential election.
The elections into Abuja Area Councils also hold on March 2.
The umpire said primaries for presidential and National Assembly elections will commence on August 18. However, after the primaries, campaigns only start formally on November 18, INEC said. Campaigns for the governorship and state assemblies are scheduled to commence on December 1, 2018.
TIMETABLE AND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS.
”Today, it is exactly 402 days to the opening of polling units nationwide at 8am on Saturday 16th February 2019.Let us all join hands to make 2019 our best election ever”- Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. https://t.co/CssxGmG2pV