PDP clears Delta LG election

The Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC on Sunday January 7 announced the results fir the just concluded local government elections in the State.

Announcing the result in Asaba, DSIEC Chairman, Mike Ogbodu Esq said the People’s Democratic Party, PDP cleared twenty-three chairmanship seats and 426 councillorship seats across the state.

Ogbodu said elections will be conducted in Ughelli North and Ethiope East Local Government on Tuesday, January 9.

He explained that the result for Ika South could not be announced.

In a press briefing also in Asaba, a coalition of Civil Society Groups led by Comrade Richard Adebayo and Comrade Ndubuisi Izuchukwu, commended the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC and the Security Agencies for providing all the needed logistics and materials including secured and peaceful environment on time which actually encouraged the success of the election.

While commending Deltans for their maturity during and after the conduct of the election, the CSO said,”

We conclude by saying that the January 6th 2018 Delta Local Government election actually took place as scheduled under a conducive and peaceful atmosphere across the entire state.”

“We therefore adjudge it to have met the accepted standards in line with the electoral laws;, the results should be accepted by all the candidates and political parties as a true reflection of the wishes and decisions of the electorates.”

The CSO said,”We commend the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, for considering it necessary to conduct the Local Government Election in the State and providing a level playing ground for all political parties to participate.”

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