Politics

Insecurity: Kaduna council poll suspended in four local councils

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the local government elections earlier scheduled for May 15, 2021.

The local government elections scheduled to hold in the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State on Saturday, September 4, 2021, will not hold in four of the LGAs over security threats.

The local government areas exempted from the exercise are Chikun, Kajuru, Zangon Kataf and Birnin Gwari.

According to the chairman of the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), Dr Saratu Binta Dikko, the election will now hold on September 25, 2021, in the affected local government areas.

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