31 March 2021 by Kayode Oyedare.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has fixed 12th February 2022 for conduct of the Federal Capital Territory Area Council Election.
INEC National Commissioner And Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee Mr Festus Okoye stated this after the Commission’s meeting on a wide range of issues including issuance of time table and schedule of activities for conduct of the Area Councils Election.
Mr Okoye explained that FCT was the only part of the country where INEC was responsible for the conduct of the Area Council Polls
The National Commissioner enjoined political parties to conduct rancour free primaries and a level playing field for all Aspirants.
He also urged stakeholders to support INEC to strengthen the nation’s electoral process.
The Chairmen and Councillors of the Area Councils were elected on the 9th March 2019 and sworn in on the 19th May 2019.