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INEC implements 2023 election schedules

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has commenced the implementation of activities in the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general election.

A statement by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye indicates that the notice of election has been served on Monday, January 28, 2022.

According to the statement, in compliance with the requirement of the law which states that the commission shall, within 60 days after each year, make available to every political party the names and addresses of each person registered during that year.

The commission had made available the softcopies of the list of persons registered as voters in 2021 to each political party.

The statement urges political parties to go to the commission’s website and download Forms EC9 and EC9A– E for issuance to candidates who emerge from their party primaries.

It further adds that the commission will continue to provide regular updates to Nigerians on the implementation of all electoral activities towards the 2023 general election.

Reporting by Ogochukwu Okoronkwo; editing by Muzha Kucha