Politics

INEC Publishes Biodata of Registered Parties Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Oyo state has published the detailed bio data of candidates for Presidential and National assembly from eighteen registered political parties in the state.

This is contained in a statement in Ibadan by the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr Mutiu Agboke.

Dr Agboke noted that publication of personal particulars of candidates in form EC9 was in line with both the scheduled timetable for 2023 General Elections and the Electoral Acts 2022 of the commission.

He explained that section 29(3) of the Electoral Acts 2022 provided for publication within seven days of the receipt of the form EC9. 

The REC stated that the published personal particulars of candidates have been pasted at the commission’s state office, and 33 local government offices across the state.

Dr Agboke urged the public to avail themselves of the publication, while candidates are advised to cross check the particulars of those who did not participate in the recently held party primaries with a view to seeking redress in accordance with the provisions of the law.

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