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Ogun Announces Date For Local Government Election

Channels Television  
Updated May 4, 2021
A map of Ogun, a state in south-west Nigeria.

 

The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has announced Saturday, July 24 as the date for the conduct of the Local Government Elections in the state.

This was announced by the chairman of the OGSIEC, Babatunde Osibodu during an engagement with leaders of political parties and members of the civil society Osibodu in Abeokuta, the state capital.

The Chairman also announced the waiver of N200,000 and N150,000 respectively for women contesting for the post of chairmanship and councillorship posts as their men counterparts are to pay the same amount for purchase nomination forms from the commission.

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He assured stakeholders of free, fair, credible, and transparent electoral processes and appealed for the political parties to show understanding and support the commission to achieve the stated goal of the emergence of responsible and responsive representatives at the third tier of government

The election is scheduled to hold in over four thousand electoral units across the 20 local government areas of the state.