The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the time table for bye-election into the Katsina Federal Constituency.
In a statement signed by the Director for Election and Party Monitoring department, Bala Shittu, the election is scheduled to hold on the 8th of August, 2015.
A meeting with stakeholders in preparation for the election was held on Wednesday, while the breakdown of the other activities in the build up to the elections is as follows:
• 17th July 2015 – Notice of Election
• 25th July, 2015 – Political Party Primaries
• 25th July, -7th August 2015
• 25th July, 2015 – Collation of CF001 and CF002
• 27th July, 2015 – Last day for submission of Forms CF001 & CF002 at the NHQ Abuja
• 29th-30th July, 2015 – Publication of list of nominated candidates for the election
• 30th July, 5th August, 2015 – Submission of names of party agents to REC
• 7TH August, 2015 – Last day/time for campaign
• 8th August, 2015 – Date of Election.