Bauchi to conduct local government election soon – Gov. Mohammad

 Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State has  reiterated plans state to conduct Local Government Areas (LGAs) election soon.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the governor, interacting with journalists the wake of his victory at the Supreme Court on January 21, pledged to conduct council poll June, 2020.

NAN also recalls that Mr Dahiru Tata, Chairman, Bauchi State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), on April 4, the  local government area election the state.

The  chairman said the election, which was indefinitely with the approval of the state government, was as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 the state.

However, the governor disclosed plans to conduct LGA election in Bauchi during the swearing in of Four LGAs Caretaker Committee Chairmen on .

The newly sworn in Chairmen included: Alhaji Abbas Waziri (Darazo LGA), Alhaji Garba Bara (Kirfi LGA), Mr Salisu Nasaru (Ningi LGA)  and Daniel Danjuma (Tafawa Balewa LGA).

The governor said all to conduct the election had concluded.

“I want to reiterate that we are going to hold elections very soon.

“This will be done as soon as it is feasible because we have concluded all the to do that.

“That is the way we can show and deepen democracy in Nigeria as we know caretaker system is not and is unconstitutional, but we have to fill in the vacuum,” Mohammad said.

The governor further advised the newly sworn in caretaker chairmen to be up and doing and deliver expectations. (NAN)

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