2019 Elections: INEC Fixes Date For FCT Area, Governorship, State Assembly Elections

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections.

He also disclosed that the list of candidates for elections will be published in its Federal Capital Territory office and also at the six Area Councils on Wednesday, 21st November 2018 (today).

Yakubu disclosed this during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners at the Commission’s Conference Room, INEC Headquarters, Abuja, on Wednesday.

He appealed to citizens to check the personal details of the chairmanship and councillorship candidates that seek to represent them.

“He noted that the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections,” INEC says.

Party primaries for the Area Council elections ended on 27th October 2018, INEC noted.

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The information was contained in a series of tweets on INEC verified Twitter handle @inecnigeria

See the tweets:

list of candidates for elections will be published in our FCT office as well as the 6 Area Councils today Wed 21st Nov 2018. The Commission appeals to citizens to check the personal details of the Chairmanship & Councilorship candidates that seek to represent them INEC Chairman said.

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