The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the final list of candidates for the June 18 governorship election in Ekiti State.
INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, said this on Monday in Abuja, in a statement.
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According to him, the move was in compliance with the Electoral Act 2022, following the close of nominations by political parties.
The INEC list shows that 16 of the political parties will participate in the election, comprising 14 male candidates and two females.
INEC had on February 16, published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the election in its state and local government offices as required by law.
Okoye also said the final list is published in INEC’s state and local government offices in Ekiti State as well as on its website and social media platforms for public information as required by law.