Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Council polls hold in Ondo, National Assembly bye-election in Yobe

By News Express on 23/04/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,051


Local government election is on-going in Ondo State even as the National Assembly bye-election takes place in Yobe State.

The council election is the first to be held in Ondo in eight years and is holding across the 203 wards in 18 local government areas of the state.

Ondo has 3,009 polling units and movement of humans and vehicles has been restricted between 7am and 4pm.

Over 6,000 security personnel have been deployed for the exercise which involves 10,000 ad-hoc election officials.

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state is favoured to sweep the election boycotted by the two major opposition parties, the federal-ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the smaller Social Democratic Party (SDP).

In Yobe, the election is being held to fill the vacant seat left by Mrs. Khadija Ibrahim upon her appointment as Minister of State of Foreign Affairs.

Mrs. Ibrahim represented the Damaturu, Gujba, Gulani and Tarmuwa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives before her nomination to serve in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The election is holding in Damaturu, the state capital, as well as Gujba, Gulani and Tarmuwa Local Government Areas, constituting the federal constituency.

Restriction of movement is in place in the constituency, with security operatives out in large numbers to ensure the orderly conduct of the poll in which four political parties, namely, National Conscience Party (NCP), Advance Congress for Democracy (ACD), APC and PDP are participating.

Source News Express

Posted 23/04/2016 3:50:50 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
IYC berates Amaechi, lauds Kachikwu

Cloned PVC fails to pass card reader test...

NCC clamps down on illegal registration centres

Battle of Nairobi: Super Eagles talk tough, say...

TETFund cushioning impact of dwindling capital allocation to...

Reps on retreat to rejig constitution

Uduaghan proffers solution to unemployment crisis •Receives Vanguard...

Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Bamaiyi, loses mother...

Reps to okay local government autonomy

Buhari names first female INEC boss, appoints Amina...

Anambra Central Senatorial tussle: Protesters ask INEC to...

Senate passes Petroleum Industry Bill after 17 years...

 

Latest News Presidency raises alarm as foreign terrorists flood Nigeria PFN rejects establishment of cattle colonies Fresh PDP makes U-turn, denies collapse No cause for alarm over MPC — Emefiele •Says economy remains strong 2019: Buhari strong enough to run — Presidency INEC deploys website technology for electorate, candidates Primary, secondary schools grounded in Bayelsa Weatherman predicts rain showers today over Southern Benin, Warri, Yenagoa, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Eket Access Bank slammed with N200m suit over unlawful account freeze Herdsmen launch another attack in Adamawa, leave 3 dead 2019: Daura youths to purchase nomination forms for Buhari, Masari Ekiti promotes 18 Vice Principals

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (316,260 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (306,726 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (245,551 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (201,794 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (190,423 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (179,827 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (155,948 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (140,310 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (136,308 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (124,771 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (122,104 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (119,143 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,854) Business Verdict (32) Columnists (792) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (200) Entertainment (431) Features (541) Global Business Monitor (222) International (1,751) Interviews (139) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (100) News (32,073) Opinion (868) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,365) Religion (667) Sports (1,408) Stock Watch (26) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!