He charged the KAD-SIECOM officials, especially the new Electoral Officer posted to the area, to remain neutral and resist temptation to indulge in conducts that may undermine the sanctity of the electoral process.
“And only a transparent and credible election confers legitimacy to any government and elected political leaders,” he added.
Earlier, the new Electoral Officer, Jema’a Local Government Area, Mr Akut Adamu told the chairman that the officials were in his office to seek the council’s support to the commission for the effective discharge of its duties.
“The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) will work to ensure a transparent, free and credible local government elections in the area.
“We call on all the political parties and other critical political actors in Jema’a local government to accord us the necessary support,” he added.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that KAD-SIECOM had fixed June 16, 2021 for the conduct of local government elections in the state. (NAN)