Jigawa To Conduct Council Polls Feb.13, 2016

electionsThe Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC) has fixed February 13,2016 for the conduct of Council polls in the state.

Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Muhammad Ahmad, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Saturday.

He explained that the election would hold in all the 27 Local Government areas of the state.

According him, 27 political parties in the state have indicated interest to participate in the election.

Ahmad added that the sales of nomination forms would commence November 18 and end on the 29th, 2015 while verification of candidates sponsored by political parties to contest, would commence on January 15th and end on 22nd, 2016.

The chairman appealed to stakeholders to support JISIEC to enable it conduct free, fair, and credible election (NAN)