Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission (ZASIEC) has fixed April 27, 2019 for the conduct local government councils election in the state.
The Executive Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Garba Muhammad disclosed this in Gusau on Monday at a stakeholders meeting on the election.
The state is currently facing serious security challenges which led to the deployment of soldiers and other security agents to confront bandits and kidnappers who had killed more than 3,000 people.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tenure of the local government officials expired on January 2, 2019 but was extended to May 2, 2019 by the state assembly.
Muhammad appealed for cooperation from all the stakeholders in the state for a successful election.
“This gathering is essential and a prelude to the great expectations towards a hitch free, fair, credible and successful conduct of this great task ahead.
“Individuals and collective responsibilities are necessary and we owe it a duty to…