WorldStage Newsonline– The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has lifted ban on political campaigns in Ogun State.
The Commission in a statement by its Public Affairs Officer in the state, Ogunseye Olayinka said the lifting of the ban followed requirements of the electoral law.
The statement reads in part:”in compliance with Section 30(1) of the Electoral Act 2010(as amended) which provides that notice of election shall be issued not later than 90 days before the election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, Ogun State has this day, Ist of October, 2014 issued notice of elections as follows:
“Presidential and National Assembly elections shall take place in all the 20 local government arears of Ogun State on February 14, 2015.
“Governorship and sate House of Assemly elctions would hold on Fedruary 28, 2015.”
“With this development, the Commission has lifted the embargo on political activities for the 2015 general elections as political parties would be expected to conduct party primaries for the various elective offices between October 2, 2014 and December 31, 2014.”
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