April 13, 2024

Shaibu Describes LG Election as Peaceful, Most Important Poll


Shaibu waiting to vote in Azama Primary School

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By Correspondent

Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu has described Saturday’s Local Government election as peaceful, calm and most-important of all the elections.

According to Shaibu, the local government elections are the most important to the people because it is the only election that affects the people directly at the grassroots.

Shaibu, accompanied by his wife, spoke with journalists shortly after casting his vote at his polling unit in Ward 12, Azama Primary School, Jattu.

He said he was happy that the process went well as planned without hitches.

The local government election took place in the 192 Wards across the 18 Local Governments in the state, today, Saturday September 2, 2023.

The election comes after two years the last Chairmen and Councilors ended their three-year tenure in 2021. The election has suffered several mishap before today.

However, there are two ongoing pre-election court cases trailing the conduct of both the primaries conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and another case instituted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State.

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