Jigawa State Independent Electoral commission JISIEC has fixed 26th of June 2021 for the conduct of Local Government elections.
The Acting Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Adamu Ibrahim Roni disclosed this at the opening of the stakeholders meeting in Dutse.
He said the commission had concluded all the necessary arrangements to conduct the 2021 local Government councils elections in accordance with it’s mandates under sections 10(1) and 64(1) of JISIEC law.
Alhaji Adamu Roni further explained that the sale of nomination forms would commence on 12th May and end on 26th may 2021.
According to him, clarification and verification of candidates would commence on 13th to 27th May, 2021.
He said based on the commission mandates and law has a duty to create a level playing ground for all political parties and candidates that wish to participate in the elections.
The Acting Chairman therefore assured the commission’s commitment to conduct free and fair elections.
He said nomination form for Chairman is N500,000 while nomination form for Councilor is N250,000 only.