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INEC confirms September 10 date for Edo governorship election

30 August 2016, 17:05

Benin City - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed September 10 as the date for governorship election in Edo.

This is contained in a statement signed by Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and released in Benin, Edo, on Monday.

It said that the notice of confirmation is in accordance with Section 46 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended).

Also read: INEC rejects Sheriff’s list for Edo governorship election

According to the commission, the election process will commence at 8 a.m. in all polling units across the 18 local government areas in the state, with accreditation and voting conducted simultaneously.

It advised all eligible voters to ensure that they cast their votes only in centres where they registered.

It also said that only persons whose names appeared on the voter register and had valid voter card would vote in the election. 




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