Tenty- two out of 25 local concila in Niger State have won by the All Progressives Congress during the election conducted last Thursday by the Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC).
The result was announced in Minna, Niger State capital by Director Operations, NSIEC, Comrade Ibrahim Aliyu Tunganwawa, saying results of the remaining three local government councils were being awaited.
The official also added that the results of three local government councils being awaited were Katcha, Agwara, and Borgu Local Government Councils.
Tunganwawa said due to some problems experienced during the conduct of the local government councils election, NSIEC will conduct a rerun election in two wards of Rafi and Kontagora local government councils.
According to him, the two wards were Kusherki and Tungan kawo scheduled for Sunday, November 13, 2022.
Tunganwawa who described the local government council’s election as peaceful and orderly despite some minor hitches explained that 13 political parties participated in the local government polls.