Monday, 25 May 2020

BREAKING: CROSIEC fix new date for LG elections in C'River

The Cross River Independent Electoral Commission, CROSIEC has rescheduled the local government election originally scheduled for 28th March 2020 to 30th May, 2020. TDN can confirm.

This was made know to the public via a letter circulated by the commission. In its May, 25th publication, the commission said, accreditation of candidates begins by 8:am while election ends by 3pm to give room for coalition and announcement of result. 

According to the new timetable as released by the election umpire, submission of polling unit agents names by political parties ends on the 28th of May, while elections take place on the 30th of May and issuance of certificate of returns yo successful candidates will be on the 2nd of June 2020. 

The umpire advised Cross Riverians to cm turn our in their numbers to the elections even as they are encouraged to comply with the NCDC regulations of social distancing, washing of hands and proper use of hand sanitizer and facemask.