EDO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: 12 MALE, 2 FEMALE CANDIDATES JOSTLE FOR OFFICE
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that 14 political parties have presented candidates for the forthcoming Edo governorship election.
Professor Bolade Eyinla, the Technical Advisor to INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, said this during a virtual meeting with journalists in Edo organised by the International Press Council, IPC, on the role of journalists in Edo election. He said that 12 of the political parties presented male governorship candidates while two presented female candidates. According to him, the commission had already deployed non-sensitive materials for the election while the sensitive materials would arrive at the CBN two days to the election for deployment in local government areas and polling units.