The Independent National electoral Commission INEC has deregistered 74 political parties out of Nigeria’s 92 parties.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made the declaration at a news conference Thursday in Abuja.
He said the decision of the commission was in line with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as well as the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).
The Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu also disclosed that the Commission has fixed September 19th, 2020 for the governorship election in Edo and October 10th, 2020 for the gubernatorial Ondo state.
The Chairman said eighteen political parties have fulfilled the requirements. The parties are