Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC), has fixed Sunday, February 19, for the conduct of Councillorship bye-election.
Our Correspondent reports that the bye-election will take place at Gusau ward, in Gumel Local Government Area of the State.
Acting Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Auwal Muhammad Harbo, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in his office on Friday.
He said the bye-election followed the death of the Councilor representing Gusau ward, Malam Auwal Adamu last month.
He said the commission had already released guidelines for the conduct of the election.
“The commission has fixed 13 to 14 of this month for the conduct of party primaries, 14 to 15 for the sale of nomination forms, 3 to 18 for the campaign by political parties and publication of names of eligible candidates on the 18th of this month,” he explained.
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