INEC Releases Edo State Governorship Election Time table

Edo Decides 2020
The election time table for Edo state Governorship election is scheduled to hold in September as the tenure of Governor Godwin Obaseki expires 11th day of November, 2020

Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of Section 178 (1) and (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and Section 25 (7) and (8) of the Electoral Act, 2010
(as amended), the earliest date for Election into the office of Governor, Edo State, shall be the 15th day of June, 2020 and the latest date for the Election shall be 13th Day of October,

By virtue of the provisions of Section 178 (2) Constitution, and Section 25 (8) of the Electoral Act, Election into the office of a State Governor shall hold not earlier than One Hundred and Fifty (150) days and not later than Thirty (30) days before the expiration of the term of office of the last holder of the office. The Commission is by virtue of Section 30 (1) of the Electoral Act, expected to issue Notice for the Election not later than Ninety (90) days before the date of the Election.

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Independent National Electoral Commission (hereinafter referred to as ‘(the Commission)’ by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) and of all other Powers enabling it in that behalf, the Commission hereby issues this Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the conduct of Governorship Election in Edo State.

Below is the details of the Time Table for the Governorship 
Election in Edo State 2020

2nd June - 27th June, 2020: 
Conduct of Party Primaries including resolution of disputes arising from the Primaries.

21st June, 2020: Commencement of campaign by Political Parties in public.

29th July,2020 
Last day for submission of Forms EC9 (formerly CF001) and EC9B (formerly CF002) at the INEC Headquarters. 

6th July, 2020: Publication of Personal Particulars of candidates

20th July, 2020Last day for submission of Nomination forms by Political Parties

10 20th August, 2020: Publication of final list of nominated candidates. 

17th September, 2020Last day for campaigns

Edo State Election Date - Saturday 19th September, 2020: