INEC moves to engage political parties, others on new policy framework for Edo, Ondo Guber Elections

Fri May 22nd, 2020 - Edo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it would flag off robust engagements with critical stakeholders to present a new policy framework that would guide the conduct of the Edo and Ondo governorship elections.

A statement late Thursday night by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, said the electoral umpire met on Thursday and approved a new policy framework in relation to conducting elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

He said the policy document, which would be unveiled next week Monday, would be presented to Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs), political parties, civil society groups and media from Saturday, May 30.




source: Guardian