The Ekiti election comes up in June
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says sales of nomination forms for Ekiti and Osun state governorship elections slated for this year, will begin on February 24 and March 14, respectively.
This is contained in a timetable made available to journalists on Thursday in Abuja by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Olisa Metuh.
According to the timetable, return of the nomination forms for the Ekiti governorship election would be from March 3 to March 6 while screening and appeal by candidates would take place on March 10.
Ward congresses, appeal, primary election and electoral appeal would hold between March 12 and March 17, while the governorship election would hold on June 21, the timetable said.
The timetable also said that March 24 and March 29 had been fixed for the screening and appeal by aspirants for the Osun State governorship election.
Ward congresses, appeal, state congress and electoral appeal would hold between April 2 and April 7,while the election would hold on August 9 , according to INEC timetable.
Whoever emerges PDP candidate in the Ekiti and Osun would have as its main challenger, the incumbent All Progressives Congress governors in the two states.