The ultimate record of candidates that might contest the Anambra State governorship election scheduled for November 6 can be revealed on October 7, the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Commision stated on Thursday.
Nevertheless, in a listing launched on Thurday, the fee changed Michael Umeoji with Chukwuma Soludo because the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
The Peoples Democratic Occasion remains to be excluded from the record of cleared candidates for the ballot.
This was the end result of its assembly by which numerous points together with the nomination of candidates for the was deliberated upon.
INEC Nationwide Commissioner and chairman (Data and Voter Schooling Committee), Festus Okoye, stated this in an announcement in Abuja.
He stated, “The fee met immediately (Thursday August 19 202) and deliberated on numerous points, together with the nomination of candidates for the Anambra Governorship election holding on November 6 2021.
“The timetable and schedule of actions accredited by the fee on January 18 2021 offers for the withdrawal/substitution of candidates in keeping with Sec. 35 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).
“Accordingly, by the deadline of July 30 2021 mounted by the fee, seven (7) governorship and eleven (11) deputy governorship candidates have been substituted by eleven (11) out of the eighteen (18) political events.
“Equally, the fee was served with the judgement of the Courtroom of Attraction (Kano Division) which put aside the judgement of the Excessive Courtroom of Jigawa State on the management of APGA and the nomination of its candidates for the Anambra Governorship election.
“The record of substitute candidates is hooked up to this Press Launch. It has additionally been revealed on the fee’s web site.
“Nevertheless, the ultimate record of candidates will likely be revealed on October 7 2021 as offered within the timetable and schedule of actions for the election.”