WATCH VIDEO: Gov. Alex Otti Speaks About Conducting Abia LGA Election
Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has assured that Local government elections will be conducted in the state.
Responding to an inquiry on the LGA elections during the first episode of the Alex Otti Speaks To Abians media interaction over the weekend, the governor stated that his administration which is four months old, will appoint a Transition Committee which will in turn lead to an election as required by the constitution.
Otti stated that though a time has not been fixed yet for the Local Government elections, “it will be done”.
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In the governor’s words;
‘Local government elections will be organized. We are just four months. The first thing is to appoint a Transition Committee and it will lead to a Local Government election. We Don’t have a time table yet, but it will be done.”
Recall that few months to leave office, the immediate past governor of the state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu and the Abia State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) fixed Friday, May 19, 2023 to hold a Local Government election which received kicks.
Two court orders barred ABSIEC from conducting that election.