By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi
Following the sudden reschedule of the governorship and State Assembly election from 11th to 18th of March 2023, the Independent National Electoral commission has approved that all candidates and political parties can continue with their campaigns lawfully until the 16th of March 2023.
The commission, in a statement released by the national commissioner and chairman information and voters education committee, Barr. Festus Okoye, partly reads,” Consequently, the commission has taken the difficult but necessary decision to reschedule the governorship and State Assembly election, which will now take place on Saturday 18th March 2023. By this decision, campaigns will continue Until the midnight of Thursday 16th March 2023. That is 24 hours before the new date for the election”.