Yobe State Unbiased Electoral Fee, (YOSIEC), says 200 and 7 candidates from six political events are vying for chairmanship and councillorship seats within the upcoming native authorities council election within the state.
The Government Secretary of the Fee, Dr Mamman Mohammed said this whereas briefing newsmen on the fee’s stage of preparation forward of the scheduled twenty seventh February 2021 election.
He stated, “in collaboration with the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee we’re in a position to print out an replace the voter register which accommodates a million, 300 and sixty-five voters. That is organized in accordance with the 17 native governments and 178 wards with 1, 714 polling items”.
Based on the Government Chairman, the electoral umpire has printed 2.7 million poll papers reflecting 1.35 million sheets every for chairmen and councillors individually.
He additionally famous that 7, 242 comprising of presiding officers, polling clerks, supervisors presiding officers, ward returning officers, native authorities returning officers, in addition to safety personnel, are to man the election.
On the taking part political events, Mohammed stated solely 6 events collected nomination kinds from the electoral physique.
He listed the taking part events as APM, PRP, SDP, YPP, APP and APC and that every one delicate and none delicate election supplies are within the custody of YOSIEC.
“FOSIECON is an affiliation of all of the Government Chairmen of State Unbiased Electoral Commissions of Nigeria along with NGOs, they’re invited to come back as observers”, he stated.
The Government Secretary stated all polling items in safety high-risk areas have relocated to safer grounds.
“The election can be performed underneath COVID-19 protocol”, Mohammed added.