May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Security Operatives Surround INEC Office As FCT Council Poll Intensify

Security operatives, on Saturday, tightened security at the FCT office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the Area Councils’ election commenced.

At the early hours of Saturday, the police and other paramilitary vehicles were stationed at the entrance of the commission and around the premises.

A total of 475 candidates, nominated by 18 political parties, including the APC and the PDP, are participating in the chairmanship and councillorship election in the six area councils of the FCT, comprising Bwari, Abaji, Gwagwalada, Kuje, Kwali and Abuja Municipal Council (AMAC)

The election is expected to end by 2.30 p.m.

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