Election in Four LGAs Shifted Due to Security Concerns

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The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the Council election in Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Kajuru and Zango Kataf Local Government Areas of the State.

Our Correspondent reports that KADSIECOM chairman, DR. Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the commission’s office in Kaduna on Friday September 3, 2021.

“I have been reliably informed by architecture within the state that security report in the state would make it impossible to peacefully conduct local government council election in a number of local government areas.

“Consequently in order to protect lives and property including those of elections and materials, we have had to suspend the election in a number of local government areas and reschedule election in these local government areas for a later date after consultation with members of the commission.

” The state independent electoral Commission has decided to reschedule the local government councils in the following local government areas.

  1. Birnin Gwari2. Chikun3. Kajuru4. Zango Kataf,” she said.

“The security operatives were able to fully deploy to these local government areas for election to the state in order to prevent any breakdown of Law and Order as well as any loss of lives and Property,” she added.