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INEC Releases Regulations For 2019 Election
INEC States Rules Guiding Conduct of the 2019 Elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has released regulations and guidelines pertaining to the general conduct of the 2019 elections.
The commission made this known signed by the chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and dated January 12, 2019.
According to INEC in its 33-paged document, the action was an exercise of the powers conferred on it by the Constitution and the Electoral Act 2010.
The document further revealed that the regulations and guidelines covered the general elections, bye-elections, re-run elections, as well as supplementary elections.
It added that these regulations applied to the conduct of the elections for offices of the president and his vice; governor and deputy governor;National Assembly( Senate and House of Representatives), State House of Assembly, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Area Councils; and Councillors of the FCT Area Councils Legislature.