The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released timetables for the Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship elections scheduled to hold on November 16, 2019.
The electoral body also released timelines for party primary elections in both states, which is slated for August 18, 2019, to September 5, 2019.
Chairman of the Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, during the presentation of certificates of return to the Zamfara state election winners, challenged political parties to conduct credible primaries for the nomination of candidates in a bid to strengthen the electoral jurisprudence in the country.
He also said that a total of 64 certificates of return had been withdrawn and issued to persons declared winners by courts of law.
The INEC boss said that efforts are in process to ensure the elections are peaceful and violent-free in both states.
See the elections timetable below:
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