The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) on Monday posted an inventory of political events and their candidates that can take part within the 2023 governorship election in Ogun State, excluding Labour Party.
The event means Labour Celebration may not participate within the forthcoming gubernatorial election within the state besides if one thing is completed forward of time, Naija Information understands.
It was reported that the electoral physique solely listed 13 names of candidates from completely different political events, excluding that of the Labour Celebration.
The names of the candidates and their respective operating mates had been posted on the fee’s workplace in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Explaining the state of affairs, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner within the State, Niyi Ijalaye mentioned the information obtainable to him confirmed that Labour Celebration didn’t submit any identify of their governorship and deputy governorship candidates to the fee.
He added that the get together didn’t additionally submit an inventory of its Home of Meeting candidates.
The Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Labour Celebration within the state, Abayomi Arabambi, nonetheless, argued that the omission was an administrative error.
Whereas saying he was conscious of the state of affairs, Arabambi mentioned the get together can be in Abuja on Tuesday to appropriate the error.
Nevertheless, the INEC REC insisted that the executive error couldn’t have been from the fee, however the Labour Celebration, asking the get together to go to the INEC headquarters in Abuja to appropriate the mentioned error.