YSIEC fixes Dec. 5 for LG election
From, Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (YSIEC), has stated that Local Government Election will be conducted in the state on December 5th, 2020.
Chairman of Commission, Dr. Mamman Muhammad announced this while addressing stakeholders on preparations for the elections held at the SIEC office in Damaturu.
According to him, the commission was fully ready to conduct credible election across the 178 wards in the seventeen local government areas of the state.
He assured of level playing ground and further called on all registered political parties to actively participate to enable the electorate elect leaders capable of serving them in the best way possible.
“This is why we all gathered here to rub minds and freely discuss ways and means of conducting a smooth, free, fair, credible and most importantly, acceptable election in the state,” he said.
He said by the notice, activities for the election have commenced as contained in the electoral guidelines.
The local government election notification meeting was attended by political parties, representatives of security agencies and the media.