Edo Shifts Local Council Election

Edo Shifts Local Council Election
  • PublishedSeptember 29, 2022

The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) has shifted the date earlier fixed for the Local Government Elections from Thursday, January 19, 2023 to Saturday, May 06, 2023.

This is contained in a circular released by the Commission a few moments ago below.

The statement reads, “Registered Political Parties in Edo State that the Board of the Edo State

“Independent Electoral Commission at its meeting held today the 29th day of September, 2022 resolved to shift the date earlier fixed for the

“Local Government Elections from Thursday 19th January 2023 to Saturday 6th May, 2023 throughout the 18 Local Government Areas and the 192 Wards of the State.

“This decision is sequel to the fear of the Commission of threat to peace and security as there is perceived apprehension that many electorates will be disenfranchised if the Commission is not able to get from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) an up dated Voters Register as what has been released to the Commission so far is the Register used in the 2019 General Election by INEC”.

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