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Adamawa To Hold Council Elections In November

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The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) yesterday unfolded plans to conduct council polls in November.

In a statement by its chairman, Isa Shetima, the agency did not specify the date.

Shetima said: “The exact date will be notified in due course. Registered political parties wishing to field candidates are hereby directed to embark on electioneering campaigns as from July 10, 2019.

“Similarly, primary elections are to be conducted from 31st August to 7th September, 2019; and the names of successful aspirants are to be submitted to the commission on or before 10th October 2019.”

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri had  sent a bill to the state House of Assembly on the setting up of transition committees for the 21 councils.

The Assembly, on June 25, passed the bill, and on July 4, the governor inaugurated the transition committees.


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