Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) has declared January 16, 2021 as the date for local government council elections.
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By Abba Dukawa
The KANSIEC chairman, Prof. Garba Ibrahim Sheka, who disclosed this during a meeting with the all political party chairmen and secretaries at the commission, said that all necessary plans to enable the success of the processes were put in place.
Prof. Sheka added that for the starting point of the exercise, the commission has conducted sensitisation tour to some very important palaces such as the state five Emirate Councils for politicians, eligible voters and all stakeholders about the processes and electoral code.
He therefore urged people to support the commission’s viable and sound plans towards conducting credible, free and fair elections by adherence to electoral act protocols.
Some political party chairmen and secretaries who spoke during the meeting called on KANSIEC chairman to continue to carry all the political parties along in all the policies and programmes of the commission in order to have synergy for achieving the set objectives, a statement by the commission’s spokesman, Dahiru Lawan Kofar Wambai has made known to The Triumph, recently.