APC sweeps Niger LG polls


Justina Asishana, Minna

 

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won 22 out of the 25 local government areas in the local government elections conducted in Niger state over the weekend.

According to the Chairman of the Niger state Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC), Aminu Baba said that nine political parties presented 85 Chairmanship and Councillorship candidates for the elections.

Reading the results submitted by the Returning Officers, Baba said that APC won 22 local government areas while PDP won one local government, the other two local government areas are still being awaited at the time of releasing the results.

“From the results submitted by our Returning Officers, the All Progressives Party (APC) has won the chairmanship position in 22 local governments while Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won Gbako local government.

“Two local government areas, Mashegu and Tafa are yet to submit their results to the Commission.”

The Chairman of the Commission further said…



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