Kogi Guber: 23 parties to contest election, SDP, 7 others omitted ―INEC
**Says SDP, 7 others won’t participate due To invalid nominations
By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said only 23 political parties will be on the Kogi governorship election ballot paper. Social Democratic Party of Nigeria (SDP) and seven other parties are noted would be omitted from the list due to invalid nominations.
INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voters Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye stated this on Wednesday in Lokoja at a one day workshop organised for working journalists in Kogi state preparatory to the Guber poll.
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