INEC Issues Certificate Of Registration To 21 New Parties

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Updated January 10, 2018

INEC, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday issued certificates of registration to 21 newly registered political parties.

This brings the number of political parties in Nigeria to 68.

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Speaking at the event, the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu appealed to political parties to adhere strictly to the 2019 Election timetable released by the Commission on Tuesday.

He warned that the commission will not hesitate to reject the submission of any party that violates the timelines for the 2019 election.