The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released the timetable for the 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 August 8, 2015.
It stated that a meeting with stakeholders, in preparation for the election, was held on Wednesday, while the breakdown of the other activities in the build up to the elections is as follows:
17th July 2015 – Notice of Election
25th July, 2015 – Political Party Primaries
25th July, -7th August 2015; 25th July, 2015 – Collation of CF001 and CF002
27th July, 2015 – Last day for submission of Forms CF001 & CF002 at the NHQ Abuja
29th-30th July, 2015 – Publication of list of nominated candidates for the election
30th July, 5th August, 2015 – Submission of names of party agents to REC
7th August, 2015 – Last day/time for campaign
8th August, 2015 – Day of election.