The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said voters registration in Edo and Ondo state would commence on June 22nd ahead of governorship elections in both states in September and November, respectively.
This is contained in the commission’s bulletin issued on Tuesday in Abuja.
It said that the exercise would run till June 26th, while June 27th would be for the conclusion of claims and objections on the registration in the two states.
It added that notice of activities on the Edo election would be released on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that section 30(1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) provides that the INEC shall give the notice of a governorship election not later than ninety (90) days before the election.