2019: INEC fixes Feb 16 for Presidential N/Assembly elections Governorship March 2
A head of 2019 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released possible dates for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to hold on February16, 2019 while the Governorship, State Assembly and Area Council Elections in the Federal Capital Territory will take place on March 2, 2019.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at the on-going induction retreat for Resident Electoral Commissioners in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital yesterday.
He said, the dates for the general elections in 2019 have been fixed stating that, from today, there are 433 days left for the Presidential Election and National Assembly Elections adding, it is important to always remind the commission’s personnel of this date and to be appraising their preparations.
According to Him, “All participants at this retreat should be aware that from today, (yesterday) the 2019 general elections to begin with the Presidential and National Assembly Elections on February 16,2019 exactly 434 days away.