Borno mulls LG polls

Daily Trust - - INSIDE POLITICS - From Omirin Olatunji, Maiduguri

Gov­er­nor Kashim Shet­tima of Borno State yes­ter­day said he plans to con­duct elec­tions in all the 27 lo­cal gov­ern­ment ar­eas of the state next year.

He stated this dur­ing the in­au­gu­ra­tion of mem­bers of the Borno State In­de­pen­dent Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (BOSIEC) at the gov­ern­ment house in Maiduguri.

Shet­tima said the main task of the 7-mem­ber com­mit­tee was to set mo­tion for the con­duct of free, fair and cred­i­ble elec­tions next year.

Al­haji Abdu Us­man is the chair­man of the elec­toral com­mis­sion.

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