Following the inability of some local governments in Niger State to arrive at a consensus candidates at the ongoing local government congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, the Chairman of the Niger State APC Congress Committee, Senator Domingo Obende has announced a full blown election in the affected local governments.
Senator Obende announced the development in a press briefing in Minna.
The Congress Committee Chairman said the election is to take place tomorrow Sunday the 5th of September, 2021 by 10 o’clock in the morning at the affected local governments.
“A few local government have challenges in reaching consensus and what we have done in the wisdom of the Party, because we wanted transparency and transparency we must get, we have decided that any local government that did not arrive on a consensus list, we have to go on a full blown election tomorrow in their various local governments. This will be supervised and of course transparent”, he said.
Some of the local government affected are Wushshi, Shiroro, Rijau, Bida, Lapai and a yet to be identified local government.
He urged the Party members not to fight or engage in any form of violence because of the Congress promising that the exercise will be transparent and everyone will be satisfied at the end of it.