On Tuesday, the Chief Press Secretary of INEC, Rotimi Oyekanmi, announced the date for the governorship election in Ekiti state. He said elections would hold on the 18th of June 2022.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission would conduct a gubernatorial election in Ekiti State in June, according to the timetable released by the commission in 2021. This announcement is in line with Nigeria’s constitution, which says that the electoral body must give at least a 90days notice before the set date for election.
In the announcement, the commission said that political parties can begin primaries from Jan 4th till Jan 29th. According to INEC’s timetable, the campaign period would run from March 20th till June 16 2022.