The Chairman of the Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission, Mallam Ibrahim Bako, revealed on Tuesday that the local council election in the state would hold on Monday, April 11, 2022.
Bako made the disclosure at a press conference in Katsina.
He said campaigns and rallies for the election commenced on Tuesday.
Bako stated, “Local council election in Katsina State will hold on Monday, April 11, 2022, while campaigns and rallies for the election commenced today, Tuesday, January 11, 2022. So, if you calculate from today till April 11, 2022, it will be exactly 90 days needed for the election notice.
“All political rallies and campaigns will commence from today, January 11 and end 24 hours before the date of the election.
“Political campaigns and rallies will be conducted in accordance with the laid down rules, regulations and guidelines for a hitch-free local election in the state.”
Bako emphasised that only candidates sponsored by registered political parties would be allowed to contest the election.
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