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New political party seeks shift in polls dates

2015-03-06 14:17
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The newly registered political party, the Young Democratic Party (YDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to either accommodate the party in the forthcoming general elections or reschedule the elections, reports Leadership.

Stating its position in Abuja after an emergency meeting on Thursday, the party said the court had ordered INEC to issue it a certificate and include YDP among the parties contesting the 2015 general elections.

Also read: Court orders INEC to register new party

Ugo Nwofo, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, said the party is ready for the 2015 election.

He noted that INEC has no option than to reprint its ballot papers to accommodate its candidates for elective positions.

Read more at Leadership.

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