Some political parties in Benin City have expressed preparedness to conduct primaries ahead of the 2023 general elections.
According to the timetable released by INEC on the 2023 general elections, political parties are to hold primaries on latest Third of June, 2022.
In line with the deadline by INEC, leaders of some political parties in Edo State said they are ready to conduct primaries within the time frame as arrangements have been completed to have a hitch-free exercise.
The political party leaders gave statistics of aspirants vying for various elective positions.
Meanwhile, as the parties prepare for the primaries, delegates have been advised to ensure only credible and qualified candidates emerge.
The political parties in Edo State are expected to conduct their primaries between 18th and 23rd May 2022.
Reported by Ikponmwosa Ugiagbe.