INEC Announces Dates For 10 Future General Elections

0

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced dates for future general elections.

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mamood Yakubu, announcing the dates at a consultative meeting with leaders of political parties in Abuja on Wednesday (28/02/2018), noted that the aim was to engender certainty in the election calendar and allow for long-term planning by the commission and all stakeholders.

The dates as released by Yakubu includes:

2019 – has Feb. 16 and March 2.
2023 – has Feb. 18 and March 4.
2027 – has Feb. 20 and March 6.
2031 – has Feb.15 and March 1.
2035 – has Feb. 17 and March 3.
2039 – has Feb.19 and March 5.
2043 – has Feb. 21 and March 7.
2047 – has Feb.15 and March 2.
2051 – has Feb.18 and March 1.
2055 – has Feb. 20 and March 6.

ALSO READ:  List: INEC Registers New Political Parties, Extends Deadline Of Voter Registration

Yakubu noted that in other democracies of the world periods of elections were generally known and were not topics for speculation.