Kaduna State lndependent Electoral Commission KAD-SIECOM postpones Local Government election again.

Written by on August 3, 2021

The Kaduna State lndependent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) has again postponed the Local Government election for the third time to 4th September, 2021.

Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu who announced this on Monday at a Stakeholders meeting, attributed

the latest postponement to late arrival of the China Battery that would power the Electronic Voting Machines.

Reacting to the development, State Secretary of the main opposition PDP, lbrahim Tanko Wusono

said the party is still doubtful of the new date until the exercise is completed.

However, Kaduna State Chairman of lnter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Mikailu Abubakar expressed satisfaction with the commission’s genuine commitment towards a free, fair and credible election.

The election which was due to take place on 14 August, 2021 has been postponed on two separate dates of May 15 and June 5th 2021.

 Ango Bally

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