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Osun Guber election: INEC to release candidates’ names on Monday


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Monday make public the names of candidates of the political parties vying for the Osun governor’s seat.

Forty-eight parties have submitted nominations for the September 22 poll.

Submission of names of party candidates closed on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

Speaking on the ongoing process, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, told our correspondent that candidates’ names will be published on Monday.

Speaking also, Prince Solomon Soyebi, a National Commissioner and Chairman Publicity and Voter Education Committee, said the process was still ongoing as parties are granted the opportunity to substitute their candidates where necessary in accordance with the electoral law.

“There is room for substitution. There are processes and they are ongoing. It is not a finished product yet,” he said.

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