Mafara (Zamfara) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara says the refusal of the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to participate in the Saturday local governments’ elections will not stop the elections.
The party’s secretary in the state, Alhaji Sani Mono, made this observation to newsmen on Saturday at his Talata-Mafara residence on the elections.
He said that although there was low turnout of voters, the electorate demonstrated the confidence they had in the present APC state leadership.
He also said the party was satisfied with the arrangements made by the Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission, noting that all political parties that felt they could field their candidates participated in the exercise.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the council polls took place in the 14 local government areas of the state.(NAN)