23.3 C
Akure
Saturday, June 6, 2020

Ondo, Edo governorship polls to hold as planned – INEC

Categories

Share

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the September 19 and October 10 scheduled dates for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states will be met, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

It also said the timetable and schedule of activities for the elections still stand.

National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the commission will issue policy framework for the engagement of stakeholders tomorrow.

The commission restated its resolve to provide the requisite innovation in conducting elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it is committed to fulfilling its constitutional responsibility of conducting elections, but without jeopardising the health and well-being of citizens.