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 By Chisom Seraphine Obi/Sunday Okoli 

Awka, Jan. 20, 2021 (MOI) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a timetable and schedule of activities for Anambra State Governorship election. 

This is contained in an announcement issued on Jan. 19 in Abuja by INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye. 

“The commission has scheduled the Anambra Governorship poll to hold on Nov.  6. By the timetable and schedule of activities, the commission will issue the statutory notice for election on June 9.  

“In the exercise of the powers conferred on it by the Constitution, the Electoral Act and all other powers enabling it in that regard, INEC has fixed Nov. 6 as the date for the conduct of the Anambra Governorship election. 

“Constitutionally and statutorily, the tenure of the governor of Anambra State will expire on March 17, 2022, and the earliest date for the election into the office of Governor, Anambra, shall be Oct. 18, 2021, and the latest date for the election shall be Feb. 15, 2022.’’  Mr Okoye added that party primaries and resolution of disputes arising from the primaries would take place between June 10 and July 1. (MOI)
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