- INEC has fixed the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday February, 25 2023
- The commission has also issued the timetable for the schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections in Nigeria
- According to the commission, party primaries for the nomination of candidates for the forthcoming election will be between April 4 and June 3 this year
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the schedule of activities for the 2023 general election.
Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, gave the breakdown on Saturday at a media briefing in Abuja.
According to him, the presidential election was initially scheduled to hold on February 18, while governorship polls were fixed for March 4, but the dates had to be reviewed following the signing of the electoral act amendment bill.
However, with the latest announcement, political parties are expected to begin collection of forms from INEC from March 1, 2022.
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It was gathered that members of the community were wailing, while corpses littered the compound.
Presidential and National Assembly elections
Saturday February, 25, 2023
Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections
Saturday March, 11, 2023.
Campaign by political parties - Presidential and National Assembly elections
Wednesday September, 28, 2022
Governorship and state assembly elections campaign
Wednesday October 12, 2022.
Last day of the campaign by political parties - Presidential and National Assembly elections
Midnight Thursday February 23, 2023
Last day of the campaign by political parties - Governorship and state assembly elections.
Thursday March 9, 2023
New election guidelines: Group lauds Buhari, INEC, mobilises 50M votes for Yahaya Bello
The group, the National Mass Movement for Yahaya Bello, a youth and women-based also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for the timely release of the adjusted guidelines for the 2023 general elections.
In a statement seen by Legit.ng, the national publicity secretary of NMMYB, Patrick Ezza, said s president, would see to a new Nigeria where big ideas, competence and pragmatism would be the order of the day.
The statement added that the choice of Governor Bello remains the bridge between the young and the old, the north and the south.
2023: Atiku reacts to Buhari signing electoral bill, reveals what INEC must do
Legit.ng previously reported that ahead of the 2023 general elections, Atiku Abubakar on Friday, February 25, called on INEC to roll out election guidelines.
Atiku explained that the electoral commission needs to make the move now that the legal framework for the 2023 elections is in place.
The former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate made the remark in a tweet shortly after President Buhari signed into law the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022.