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APC Issues Ultimatum To Ikpeazu Over Council Polls



Zainab Sanni

The Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.

The party, in a statement by its state Publicity Secretary, Ben Godson called on the media, civil society groups and the public to join to demand for council polls

The state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, has assured that the state would conduct council polls before the end of the year, adding that Governor Ikpeazu was committed to having a democratic government at the councils.

Okiyi-Kalu said: “We are planning to hold local government polls this year. It will hold before the end of the year 2020. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is committed to having democratic government at the local governments.

“I can assure you that the 17 local government councils in Abia State have autonomy in managing their funds.”

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