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Ebonyi fixes date for LG election

The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission has fixed 25th April 2020 as the date for Election of Chairmen and Councillors in the thirteen Local Government Councils of the state.

A statement by the Chairman of the Commission, Mr Jossy Eze says that the Election is pursuant to the provision of the Ebonyi state Independent Electoral Commission Law, 2001 as amended and Ebonyi State Electoral and Related Matters Law 2017 as amended.

The statement further explains that the publication of notice of the Election will be made available in each of the thirteen local government councils while the poll will be held in One hundred and seventy one wards of the state.

Our correspondent reports that Ebonyi state House of Assembly recently passed amended law reducing the tenure of Local government Council Chairmen from three to two-years.

Amechi Odo

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