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Yobe electoral commission slates October 30 for bye-election in Geidam LG




The Yobe State Impartial Electoral Fee, (YOSIEC), has put aside Saturday, October 30, 2021 as date for the conduct of bye-election in two wards of Geidam Native Authorities Space within the state.

This was disclosed on Saturday by the chairman of the Fee, Dr. Mamman Mohammed at a stakeholders’ engagement on the way to conduct a bye-election to fill within the hole created after the dying of two Councillors in Geidam Native Authorities according to the availability of the state’s electoral act.

“On Friday, 4th June, 2021, a tragic report for the dying of two Honorable Councilors in Hon. Hassan Bukar Mairami representing Ashekri ward and Hon. Yusuf Mustapha representing Hausari ward all in Geidam native authorities space got here to us.

“The dying, in response to the report was on account of deadly motor accident alongside Bayamari – Damaturu highway”, Mohammed mentioned.

The chairman of the electoral umpire famous that, the sudden dying of the 2 council members has created a vacuum that should be stuffed by democratically elected individuals.

“It’s my hope, subsequently, that each one gamers most particularly the political events would comply with the principles of the sport”, he urged.

The chairman, then launched record of actions line up for the conduct of the bye-election.

A particular prayer was additionally noticed on the assembly for the repose of souls of the deceased.

Recall that, on the twenty seventh of February, 2021, Yobe State Impartial Electoral Fee carried out election into the 17 native governments and 178 electoral wards within the state.

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