The chairman of the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission( KANSIEC); Professor Garba Sheka says all is set for Saturday’s local government election.
Professor Sheka who said this to a team of obsevers billed to monitor the election ssid 12 political parties including the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are contesting.
Meanwhile, three factions of the PDP are divided over the election. The faction loyal to Ambassador Aminu Wali had submitted candidates for the election, while the faction of the former governor Rabiu Kwankwaso said it will not participate in the election which it says has predetermined outcomes.
A faction of the party loyal to the Kwankwwsiya group said it had sued the electoral commission KANSIEC For printing the PDP logo on the ballot papers.
The faction made up largely of political disciples of the late Abubakar Rimi has however been relatively silent on the election.
44 chairmanship positions and 484 councilorship seats are up for grabs in Saturday’s election