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INEC extends deadline for submission of governorship candidates’ list

19 December 2014, 11:03

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shifted the deadline for the submission of governorship and house of assembly candidates’ forms from December 25 to December 26, reports Punch.

The commission shifted the date because it falls on Christmas Day, which has already been declared a public holiday.

Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC chairman,  however, said that there was no extension in the December18 deadline set for the submission of Presidential and the National Assembly forms.

Also read: INEC warns electoral regulation flouters
He stated that there would be no opportunity for any political party that failed to submit its candidates’ forms at 8 p.m. on the last day declared for submission.

Read more at Punch.

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