The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has published the list of 12 candidates for the September 11, 2021, Isoko South 1 state constituency by-election in Delta.
This was disclosed in a statement by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Monday in Abuja.
Okoye recalled that on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the Commission released the timetable and schedule for the by-election following the declaration of vacancy by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly.
He further noted that 12 political parties conducted primaries and nominated their candidates for the by-election.
According to him, “The personal particulars of one (1) female and eleven (11) male candidates have been published in the constituency as required by law. The list has also been uploaded to the Commission’s website and social media platforms for public information”.
While reassuring all political parties of a level playing field, Okoye noted that the Commission expects parties and candidates to conduct their electioneering campaign and Election Day activities with civility and decorum consistent with the provisions of the law.