By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan
INEC has pasted Governorship and state House assembly candidates particulars for verifications.
Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Oyo state has recently received and published particulars of candidates for governorship, deputy and house of assembly of eighteen (18) political parties in the state.
INEC in a press statement dated Friday, July 22, 2022 stated that the administrative Secretary, Biodun Onikaye Amosu, noted that the newly pasted lists of candidates form (EC9) was in line with both the scheduled timetable for the 2023 general elections and electoral act 2022 of the commission.
Biodun further maintained that section 29(3) of the electoral act 2022 provided for the publication within seven days (7) of receipt of the form EC9, adding that the published personal particulars of the candidates have been pasted at both INEC state and all the 33 local government area offices in the state.
The INEC administrative secretary however appealed to the general public to seize the opportunity tp scrutinize the particulars of candidates saying that they could also seek judicial remedy for any observed violations of the law as provided in Section 29 of the electoral act 2022.