LG Polls: PDP, Accord, 11 Other Parties Drag Zamfara Electoral Commission To Court

    Governor Abdukaziz Yari of Zamfara State

    By:  UMAR FARUK, Gusau

    Main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Accord, along with eleven other political parties have jointly instituted a court action against Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission (ZASIEC) over planned local government election.

    A suit filed before Zamfara State High Court joined State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice in the matter.

    Counsel to the plaintiffs, Barrister J.C. Shaka asked the to stop the Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission (ZASIEC) from conducting council elections  slated for Saturday, April 27th.

    According to him, the conduct of the election contravenes Zamfara Electoral Law 2012 which provides 60 days notice to parties.

    The court has fixed Thursday 24th for mention of the suit.


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