14 Political Parties To Participate in Adamawa Local Council Election




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By Muhammad Adam

Yola – No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.

Mr Innocent Daniel, the Information Officer of the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIECOM) made this known the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola.
Daniel equally stated that the commission has commenced the screening of chairmen, vice chairmen and councillorship candidates.

“A total of 14 political parties fielded their candidates to contest for the Adamawa local government council elections.
“The commission also start screening of candidates vying for chairman and vice chairmanship and councillorship,” Daniel said.

He said the participating parties include Accord, Social Democratic Party (SDP), African Democratic (ADC), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and Young Progressive Party (YPP).
Others are Action Alliance (AA), Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), KOWA Party and All Congress (APC).
Also included are Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Movement for Restoration and Defence for Democracy (MRDD) and Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN).

He explained that the commission had prepared for the election and yet to receive any complain from any political party.