The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states slated for September 19 and October 10 would be met despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
It also said the timetable and schedule of activities for the elections still stand.
National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in a statement said the commission will issue policy framework for the engagement of stakeholders tomorrow.
Festus restated the commission’s resolve to provide the requisite innovation in conducting elections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it is committed to fulfilling its constitutional responsibility of conducting elections, but without jeopardising the health and well-being of citizens.
He said the timetable and schedule of activities for the elections still stand.