APC sweeps Yobe LG council elections

Posted by Mamman Mohammed | 13 February 2017 | 2,991 times

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The All Progresives Congress (APC) has won all the seats in the local government election conducted in the 17 Local Government Areas of the State.

The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (YSIEC) on Sunday announced the election result on Sunday.

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.

Source: News Express

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