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Covid-19: BASIEC suspends elections

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Bauchi State Government  has approved the indefinite suspension of local council elections due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the state.

From Sule  Aliyu, Bauchi

Covid-19: BASIEC suspends elections

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad of Bauchi State has approved the indefinite suspension of local council elections due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the state.

The governor’s approval was contained in a statement signed by the

Executive Chairman of the state Independent Electoral Commission (BASIEC), Dahiru Tata, recently.

“I wish to inform you that in view of the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, the state governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad has approved that the local government election scheduled to earlier hold in June 2020, is suspended indefinitely,” the statement announced.

It thanked the public for its continued support to the commission.

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