Abia Chapter: Governor Ikpeazu to Conduct LG Election_ APC

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The Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress has given Governor Okezie Ikpeazu the authority to proceed with the Conduct of the LG Election in the state.

The ultimatum was given to the governor the prevailing system of appointing transition committee chairmen to administer the councils cannot bring any change to the grassroots and because of the delay in conducting council polls.

The promises of the state government to hold  Election into the 17 council area has been doubtful one, due to some unfulfilled promise from the past governments in the state.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu being committed to having a democratic Government at the council has promised to conduct a council polls before the end of the year and had also promised to make  his promises not to be like the past promises, starting from the expiration of the tenure of last council executives elected under Governor Okezie Ikpeazu administration in December 2018.

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The state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, who was speaking on the issue also said that 17 council area in the state are able to control it's affairs, and because of this, the local government polls will be held before the year ending.

Some other states in the eastern part of the country such as Ebonyi and Imo are also considering conducting of local government Elections in their state.

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In Ebonyi State, in the administration of Governor Umahi, and according to the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSEIC, they are preparing to conduct the elections next month, Aug. 29, due to the serious anger and disappointments between the people of the state.

In State, the state government under the administration of Governor Hope Uzodimma, are also making preparations in conducting their own local government Elections because the use of the transition committee seemed to be the order of the day and it needs to be changed.

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