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22 Political Parties To Participate In Nasarawa LG Polls



Twenty two parties have indicated interests to participate in the forthcoming council elections in Nasarawa State.

Chairman of Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC), Henry Omaku, announced this yesterday, at a press conference at the commission’s headquarters in Lafia.

He disclosed that PDP has exempted itself from the elections by writing to commission that it will not participate in the election.

The chairman said NASEIC  has commenced the sale of forms for aspirants, for the forthcoming local government elections in the state, yesterday.

The Commission’s chairman also announced that the 26th May, date earlier fixed for the election remain  unchanged.

He appealed to all stakeholders in the state to cooperate with the commission to ensure a hitch free election come May, 26.

On the level of preparation for the election, he said the commission had organised  two days training  workshop for the staff of the comimission, who further trained ad-hoc staff.

“Just yesterday we commenced two days training workshop for our electoral officers and assistant electoral officers in the 13 local government areas and 18 development areas of the state,” he said.