Who Replaces Isiaka Adeleke In The Senate?
Life has to go on for the people and communities in Osun-West Senatorial District, knowing their beloved man, Senator Isiaka Adeleke is gone forever.
Someone has to fill the vacant seat meant to represent them at the upper legislative chamber.
The D-day is July 8 as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced.
In a notice by Administrative Secretary, INEC, Osun, E.A Ademusire, in Osogbo on Monday, conduct of parties’ primaries would commence on Tuesday through June 14 while the bye-election would hold on July 8.
The notice stated that bye-election was scheduled “consequent upon the position of the enabling status that bye-elections to fill the declared vacant seat by the National Assembly be conducted within 30 days upon the declaration.
“Take note that by the directives of the Chairman, Independent National? Electoral Commission, bye-election for Osun West Senatorial seat will hold on Saturday, July 8, 2017.”
The attachment to the notice, however indicated that last day of submission of party nomination form is June 15, publication of nominated candidate’s names, June 22 and submission of names and addresses of party agents to INEC officer, June 30.