APC sweeps Yobe LG council elections

APC sweeps Yobe LG council elections

Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:15 pm


The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (YSIEC) on Sunday announced that All Progressives Congress (APC) won the 17 local government council election conducted on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Mr Jauro Abdu, the Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission, announced the results at a news conference in Damaturu.

He said the chairmanship seats for the 17 council areas were contested unopposed by APC candidates.

He added that the chairmanship candidate for the National Conscience Party (NCP) for Potiskum Local Government withdrew from the race at the last hour, making it the last council that was also contested unopposed.

The APC won all the 178 councillorship seats in the peacefully conducted election in the state. (NAN)

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