The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will hold the Anambra governorship election on November 18, 2017.
The electoral body announced this on Twitter handle Thursday evening.
No political party has nominated a candidate for the election yet.
Although, some politicians from the state have tacitly expressed interest in giving a shot.
On Tuesday, Andy Uba, who represents Anambra south in the senate, formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
There are feelers that he may run for the office on the platform of his new party.
Willie Obiano, governor of the state, may also be seeking a second term