Nigeria’s Electoral Body, INEC Announces Dates For 2023 Election Campaign


The dates for the commencement of the Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly campaigns for political parties have been announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
 
The campaign for presidential and National Assembly elections will commence on September 28, 2022, while that of governorship and state houses of assembly will commence on October 12, 2022.



The Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC Kaduna, Hajiya Asmau Sani Maikudi made this known at the first quarter press briefing on the ongoing voter registration.
 
The Commissioner explained that the last of the campaign by political parties for the presidential and National Assembly is midnight of February 23, 2023, while that of governorship and states assembly is midnight of March 9, 2023.
 
Speaking on allowing inmates to vote at the 2023 elections, Sani said “It is at the discretion of the National Assembly. If it is a law, INEC has no option but to implement the law and once it is passed by the National Assembly, people in correctional centres will be allowed to vote.”



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