Nasarawa Govt fixes Aug 31 to conduct LG polls

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The Nasarawa State Government says it plans to conduct election for chairmen and councillors of the 13 local government councils in the state on Aug. 31.

The Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, NASIEC, Mr Ayuba Wandai, revealed this at a stakeholders’ meeting with officials of the state Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, on Tuesday in Lafia.

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He said that the current chairmen and councilors were elected on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 and inaugurated on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 for a three-year tenure which would end on Oct. 7.

“This is our second engagement the first was in August 2023 in line with the law establishing the Commission.

“The law has given them the mandate to begin preparation for election one year before the expiration of the tenure of the officials.

“The commission is a law-abiding institution that has continued to promote the adherence to the laws governing the conduct of LGs election in the state,” he added.

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