By Ewa Innocent, The Sight News
Abakaliki: In Ebonyi state, local government election is to be conducted April 25, 2020.
The date for the election was contained in a public notice dated, January 22, 2020,and signed by the chairman, Ebonyi state Independent Electoral Commission, Barrister Jossy Eze and his secretary, Chukwuemeka Orji.
The notice called on interested applicants in the state, to submit their completed nomination forms to the headquarters of State Independent Electoral Commission, No.1 Onwe road, Abakaliki.
further stated that the notice has been published in the 13 local government areas of the state and in the one thousand seven hundred and eighty five wards where election would be conducted.
The notice reads in parts: ,”In pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission Law, 2001, (as amended) and all other powers enabling her in that behalf, the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, do hereby publish and give notice of local government council election in Ebonyi State, 2020.
“Further take notice that the date of the election (Day of Poll) is Saturday 25th of April, 2020, throughout Ebonyi State, and that Nomination Papers are to be delivered at the commission’s headquarters, No. 1 Onwe Road Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
“And also take notice that it is further published in each of the thirteen local government areas, and the one thousand seven hundred and eight five(1,785)wards in Ebonyi state that the election is to be held”, it ended.