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2023: Deadline For Primaries Will Not Change — Electoral Body, INEC Warns Political Parties

In a statement issued on Thursday, INEC said all 18 political parties had been served the required notices, indicating the dates for their conventions, congresses, and primaries for the purpose of nominating candidates for various elective offices.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned political parties that it will not extend the deadline for the conduct of primary elections.
The electoral body explained that the deadline remains “firm and fixed” for Friday, June 3.

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It urged political parties to conclude their primaries within “one month from today.”
In a statement issued on Thursday, INEC said all 18 political parties had been served the required notices, indicating the dates for their conventions, congresses, and primaries for the purpose of nominating candidates for various elective offices.

 

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