by Dolapo Adelana
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 16 as the date for the governorship election in Anambra.
The electoral body made the announcement on Thursday via its Twitter account.
Breaking: Anambra State Governorship Election is scheduled to hold on 18th November, 2017 as approved by the Commission.
— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) February 23, 2017
Candidates of political parties remain unknown, but Governor Willie Obiano is likely to contest for a second tenure on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
He will face strong opposition from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.