INEC Announces Dates For Edo And Ondo Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission said the Edo governorship election will be held on September 21, 2024, while that of Ondo state will be held on November 16, 2024.

INEC noted that the declaration is in pursuance of the provisions of Section 178 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) states that election into the said offices shall be held not earlier than 150 days and not later than 30 days before the expiration of the tenure of the last holder of the office.

Similarly, Section 28(1) of the Electoral Act, 2022 requires the Commission to publish Notice for the Election not later than 360 days before the date of the election.

The commission further said that details of the elections would be published and made public both on the INEC website and across its social media platforms.

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