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Yobe elected Chairmen, Councillors get certificates of return


Yobe elected chairmen, councillors get certificates of return

Tada Jutha, Damaturu

The Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission (YBISEC) has presented certificates of returns to winners of council elections for chairmanships and councillors.

The winners comprise 17 elected chairmen and 178 councilors to represent their people in 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs).

While presenting the certificates Sunday in Damaturu, the state capital, YBSIEC’s Chairman, Dr. Mamman Mohammed described the council election exercise as satisfactory with any hitch.

His words: “The election was satisfactorily conducted. It is for this reason we are giving certificate today.

“The certificate indicates that the person has successfully completed the exercise and he or she is returned to have fulfilled the provision of the law.” 

He said the certificate was also to make the winners to know their scope as they return to their councils elected officials 

He explained that the candidates have met the required requirement by law and as such retuned as winners

The only female elected chairperson, Hajiya Halima Fika thanked the state governor for providing a level playing ground for women participation in the council polls.

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