OSUN GOV POLL:
48 POLITICAL PARTIES TO PARTICIPATE IN POLL
NO fewer than 48 political parties will be participating in the September 22 governorship election in Osun State.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmmod Yakubu disclosed this, yesterday, in Abuja during the swearing-in of new Resident Electoral Commissioners and a new National Commissioner.
“Our preparations for the Osun State Governorship election continue in earnest.Nomination of candidates closed yesterday in line with the Timetable and Schedule of Activities released by the Commission in October, last year. A record number of 48 political parties have nominated candidates for the election. The Commission is currently processing the nomination forms”, he said.