Addis Ababa October 30/2020 (ENA) The Nationwide Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) on Friday proposed attainable dates for the sixth upcoming common elections within the nation.

NEBE proposed holding the overall elections by finish of Might 2021, which was initially slated for August 10 however postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was disclosed in a consultative assembly organized for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the media to confer deterrent measures throughout the election amid Coronavirus.

Talking on the event, Chairperson of NEBE, Birtukan Mideksa mentioned the time set for the registration of voters will begin from mid-January to February whereas registration for candidates to be performed on February and March.

Birtukan additionally identified that election marketing campaign shall be performed from March to Might.

Coaching may also be given for Some 150,000 staff throughout the nation within the first spherical by the tip of December.

Some 1.1 billion birr shall be wanted for the implementation preventative measures for COVID-19 pandemic in a transfer to make the election course of safer, she added.


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