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Kaduna Ruling Party, APC Disqualifies 3 Local Government Chairmen Over Financial Mismanagement, Others




The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has disqualified three serving native authorities chairmen looking for re-election within the forthcoming 2021 council polls.


The native authorities chairmen had been disqualified after the screening train performed by the occasion for aspirants for the native authorities council elections slated for June 2021. 

They had been disqualified over alleged monetary mismanagement and anti-party actions.

The state chapter of the APC had performed a screening examination for all of the aspirants and launched the outcomes of the screening.  

The examination held on April 22, was supervised by a 17-member panel, which included 4 professors, PhD holders and legal professionals.

In accordance with the knowledge received by SaharaReporters, the aspirants had been advised to write down essays on their lives, colleges attended, work experiences, and locations lived or visited throughout the state, Nigeria and overseas.

In accordance the APC, the essence of the train was to display out incompetent aspirants in addition to these with questionable credentials and deficiencies which have the tendency of exposing the occasion to post-election litigation. 

Nevertheless, outcomes launched by the APC confirmed that three present serving chairmen looking for re-election had been disqualified.

These affected embody Aliyu Mahmood, the chairperson of Algon (Affiliation of Native Governments of Nigeria) and Soba Native Authorities chairperson, and Abubakar Buba of Lere Native Authorities Space, who had been disqualified for anti-party actions.

The Kaduna North LG chairman was additionally disqualified for alleged monetary mismanagement.

The occasion’s state publicity secretary, Tanko Wusono, in April advised journalists in Kaduna that the State Impartial Electoral Fee, (KADSIECOM), had mounted June 5 for the polls.

“On the shut of the sale of nomination varieties on April 14, some 105 contestants have picked the varieties to hunt the occasion’s platform and stand election for the chairmanship place within the 23 LGs.

“Some 800 others had bought the nomination varieties for councillorship tickets of the occasion within the 255 wards within the state,” he stated.

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