By Bode Olushegun
Elections into the 17 local government areas of Yobe State are to hold on December 5, 2020, the State Electoral Commission announced on Tuesday.
The Chairman of Yobe State Independent Electoral Commission, Dr Mamman Mohammed made the announcement at a meeting with all political parties and other political stakeholders.
Mohammed said the meeting of the stakeholders in the state marked the commencement of political activities which would peak with the conduct of the elections on December 5.
He asked politicians to play by the rules of the game by engaging themselves in lawful and peaceful conduct, while he promised to provide a level-play ground for all political parties.
He said: “To conduct a free, fair and credible election, we need a conducive environment and perfect level playground and follow the rules of the game.
“This is why we all gathered here to meet minds and freely discuss ways and means of conducting a smooth, free, fair credible, and most importantly acceptable election in the State.”