The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed the date for the release of the final lists of presidential and governorship candidates for the 2023 general elections.
INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, released the dates on Thursday during a meeting organized by the Centre for Democracy and Development in Abuja with the theme, “Conducting Nigeria’s 2023 Elections in Volatile Security Environment,” in Abuja.
Professor Yakubu said that the final list of the presidential candidates will be out on September 20, while that of governorship hopefuls will be released on October 4.
The INEC boss said that the commission is collaborating with security agencies to ensure a peaceful election.
Yakubu also asked political parties and their candidates to focus on issue-based campaigns.
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