The Kaduna State Impartial Electoral Fee (KADSIECOM) has postponed the native authorities elections earlier scheduled for Might 15, 2021.
Appearing chairman of KadSIECOM, Malam Ibrahim Sambo disclosed this at a press convention held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 on the fee’s head workplace in Kaduna.
“A brand new date as agreed by the board will now be June on fifth,” he stated.
He stated that on the final briefing held February 15, 2021, the place they launched copies of the timetable for LG Polls billed for Might 15, there have been complaints from stakeholders which the postponement has addressed.
“The Kaduna State Authorities’ has totally constituted members of KadSIECOM board, who had been sworn in on March 2, 2021.
“For the reason that election is an exercise that’s time-bound, we met on the fee stage yesterday and took essential choices, so we’re right here to temporary you on the subsequent line of motion
“The lacking days from the final announcement is 16 days, because of that, we sat and determined to regulate the sooner timetable issued as a result of the fee desires to do an intensive job in the course of the native authorities elections,” he stated.
Based on him, “primarily based on the brand new timetable, actions have began from at the moment, March 3, primarily based on the regulation, we’re supposed to offer you 90 days, with this growth, we have now given you 93 days.
‘You’ll go together with a duplicate of two legal guidelines for LG Polls, SIECOM legal guidelines and LG Legal guidelines,” he introduced.
He defined that between April 10 to Might 10, the political events are allowed to conduct primaries.
“Monday, March 29, assortment of kinds for contestants to gather kinds. Deadline for the submission of kinds Might 12.
“Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 Might verification of kinds by the fee.
“Monday 24 Might final day of submission of kinds and final day for fee of the non-refundable deposit.
“Might 29, final day for withdrawal of candidates from polls,” he added.