The Chairman of Abia State Impartial Electoral Fee (ABSIEC), Prof Mkpa Agu Mkpa, has introduced that native authorities elections will maintain within the state on Saturday, December 19, 2020.
Mkpa introduced this throughout a gathering with leaders of registered political events within the state on the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia on Thursday.
He charged the events to make sure that they display the certificates of all aspirants to make sure they meet the minimal qualification of a secondary college certificates earlier than submitting their names to the fee.
He introduced that the election will maintain in all of the 17 LGAs and 292 Ward’s of the state for the positions of Chairmen and Ward Councillors.
In accordance with him, political events which are taken with taking part within the ballot ought to go to the workplace of the fee from Monday, 14th to Friday 18th September, to acquire the detailed agenda whereas date of assortment of varieties for candidates shall be communicated to the events later.
He additionally suggested the occasion leaders to make sure that the prevailing related COVID-19 protocols are noticed all through the interval resulting in the polls and guaranteed that the Fee on it’s half will be certain that the polls adjust to COVID-19 security protocols.
Additionally talking, the State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Rt Hon. Asiforo Okere, thanked ABSIEC for arising with a agenda for the election.
Okere assured that his occasion will mobilize her members to take part within the polls in addition to abide by all the rules issued by the fee.