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INEC Registers New Party, DPC

Posted: Jul 17, 2015 at 9:22 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved the registration of a new political party known as the Democratic Peoples Congress’ (DPC), bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 29.

The approval came at the end of Commission’s meeting, held on Friday 19th June, 2015.

In a letter addressed to the National Chairman of the party, signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the party Constitution, Manifesto, Logo/flag and the list of the National Executive Officers were also approved.

The letter also stated that the certificate of registration would be issued in due course.

The Commission has also released the time table for bye-election into the Katsina Federal Constituency.

In a statement signed by the Director for Election and Party Monitoring department, Bala Shittu, the election is scheduled to hold on the 8th of August, 2015.

A meeting with stakeholders in preparation for the election was held yesterday, 15th July 2015.