The Executive Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has authorized political aides and other civic servants seeking for political posts in forthcoming general election to vacate offices before Monday, 18th of April, 2022
A declaration by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor pivoted the verdict on the provision of the Electoral Act as amended 2022.
Electoral Act, Section 84 (12) as approved by President General Muhammadu Buhari, procures that political appointees seeking to run for a particular post in elections must resign their positions before the conduct of political party primaries election
Governor of Kano state, authorized all political aides running for elective posts in the upcoming general elections to resign from their respective positions,” Governor Secretary wrote.
Ganduje stated appointees ready to contest for political posts have up to April 18th to resign.
Naija Reporters reported that Governor Ganduje led Party in the state, APC, has officially informed the INEC-Independent National Electoral Commission of its verdict to hold party primaries for the selection of nominees for the upcoming General elections.
Ondo, Kwara governments had earlier directed political appointees to resign in compliance to the provision of the Amended Electoral Act 2022.