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INEC releases final list of candidates for Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi Polls

Written by on June 7, 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commissioner, INEC, has released the final list of candidates for the November 11 governorship election in Kogi, Bayelsa, and Imo states.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye, said the approval of the list followed a meeting held by the Commission in Abuja Yesterday, 6th June 2023.

According to the statement, all 18 political parties nominated candidates in Kogi, 17 in Bayelsa, and 16 in Imo states.

The list also shows that two political parties are fielding female candidates in Bayelsa State, one in Kogi State, and none in Imo State.

The commission reminds parties that the campaign in public officially commences on Wednesday 14th June, and ends on 9th November.

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