Ibrahim said 912 candidates have submitted their papers for the coming elections.

The authority is expected to announce the preliminary list of candidates along with their election symbols in a couple of widely circulated newspapers on Sunday.

The NEA has already issued a decision on the formation of committees to monitor the election process and report any campaigning violations nationwide.

The NEA detailed that such violations include bullying, the use of religious or discrimination symbols, or worshipping places in the campaigning and posing threats to national unity, among others.