Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) has pronounced the results of the state’s just concluded Local Government Council elections.
Friday in Minna, the state capital, NSIEC Director Operations, Comrade Ibrahim Aliyu Tunganwawa, stated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) won 22 out of the 25 chairmanship seats in the council’s election conducted on Thursday, November 10, 202
The director maintained that the outcome of the remaining three LGs would be declared as soon as they are ready, noting that 13 political parties contested in the election.
He said: “Due to some problems experienced during the conduct of the local government councils election, NSIEC will conduct rerun elections in two wards of Rafi and Kontagora Local Government Councils.
“The two wards are that of Kusherki and Tungan Kawo, scheduled to hold this Sunday.”
Tunganwawa revealed that the local government council’s election was peaceful and orderly in the face of slight shortcomings.
The three local government area yet to be announced nclude Katcha, Agwara and Borgu.