Anambra guber poll: Political parties start primaries today




By Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Bureau 


In line with the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of next year’s Anambra state ,  primary by to democratically nominate their candidates for the will commence today (Thursday).


Also the collection of nomination forms from INEC Headquarters has started even as the Commission had on Wednesday, June 9, 2021,  implemented the first activity on the Timetable by publishing the  official Notice for the in its offices in Anambra state.


This cheering news was disclosed in a terse statement by  Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu. 


The statement read in parts: “It will be recalled that on 19th  January 2021, the Commission published the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the Anambra State ,  outlining 14 activities.  


In continuation of preparations for the , the Commission has today, Wednesday 9th June 2021, implemented the first activity on the Timetable by publishing the  official Notice for the in our offices in Anambra State.


Tomorrow, (Thursday) 10th June 2021, the next two activities will kick off, namely, the commencement of  primaries by to democratically nominate their candidates for the election as well as the collection of nomination forms from INEC Headquarters. 


The Commission hereby reiterates its appeal to to conduct credible and rancour-free primaries in compliance with the law and our regulations and guidelines”.

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