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Ahead of the forthcoming local government election in Nasarawa State, the state’s independent electoral umpire, NASIEC, has promised to conduct credible, transparent elections that would set the pace for other states to adopt.
Chairman of the Commission, Ayuba Wandai Usman boasted Tuesday while briefing journalists that other states of the federation would henceforth adopt the commission’s capacity to conduct a transparent, credible and dependable election for the councils.
According to Wanmai, “the State Independent Electoral Commission is set to use the forthcoming bye-election in Gangaren Tudu electoral ward in Keffi local government area of the state as a taste case in readiness for the forthcoming local government election in the state”.
The Commission Chairman who told Journalists that the conduct of the bye-election became necessary following the demise of a councillor representing the ward, late Adamu Saleh, disclosed that Saturday, November 14, 2020, has been fixed for the conduct of the bye-election in the ward.
“The commission has, by the powers conferred on it fixed Saturday 14 November 2020 for the councillorship bye-election in the ward.