INEC Releases Timetables, Osun Governorship Poll Holds August 9, 2014


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable for the Osun governorship election billed for Aug. 9, 2014.

In a statement released by INEC Secretary Mrs Augusta Ogakwu, in Abuja on Monday, the commission said the notice of election would come up on April 1, stating further that campaign by political parties would start and end on May 11 and August 7 respectively.

According to the statement: “The collection of forms by political parties for the election and the conduct of primaries, including resolution of disputes which can arise from the primaries, will be on May 19 and June 2 respectively.”

The commission fixed June 16 and 19 as the last day for the submission of Forms CF001 and CF002 and the publication of Personal Particulars of Candidates respectively.

The commission also fixed June 25 as the final date for withdrawal and replacement of candidates by political parties.

The timetable further stated that the submission of nomination forms by political parties and the publication of electoral register of voters for the election would be on May 1 and May 8 respectively.

It said the publication of notice of poll and submission of names of party agents to Electoral Officers of Local Government Councils would come up on July 23 and July 24 respectively.