INEC clears 6 parties for Edo federal constituency bye-election

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared six political parties for Saturday’s bye-election for the Etsako East/Etsako West/ Etsako Central Federal Constituency, Edo state.
The commission disclosed this in its daily bulletin issued on Wednesday in Abuja.
The bulletin listed the political parties and their candidates as: Mr Johnson Oghuma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Imagwe Jude of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Others cleared are : Ramotu Sule of the Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD); and Yinusa Miminu of the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Also Promise Mamoud of the Mega Progressive Peoples Party (MPPP); and Aishat Abu of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) made the list.
The Etsako federal constituency seat became vacant when Mr Pius Odubu, became the running mate of the APC governorship candidate, Gov. Godwin Obaseki held in governorship election held last November.

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