Written by on June 22, 2024

By Ezinne Gloria Alozie

Imo State Independent Electoral Commission, (ISIEC) says the 2024 Local Government Council Elections will hold on September 21st in all the 27 local government areas of the state.

ISIEC Chairman, Charles Ejiogu, made this revelation in his address, at the Flag Off of Activities for the 2024 Imo State Council Elections, held in Owerri, with stakeholders, President Generals, Youth Leaders, Traditional Rulers, Sole Administrators across the State.

Ejiogu who advised all registered political parties to play the game according to the rules to ensure a free, peaceful and credible poll, noted that positions to be contested in the polls are Chairmanship, Vice Chairmanship and Councillorship.

He stated that political parties can commence politicking as the race has been officially unveiled by the Commission.

According to the ISIEC Chairman, this is in Pursuant to Law No 14 of 2000 as amended, the Imo State Independent Electoral Commission is charged with the task of conducting, supervising a free, transparent and credible local government council elections in Imo State.

To this end, ISIEC has scheduled to conduct the much expected Council elections in the 305 Registration Areas/Wards and in all the 4,758 polling units in the 27 Local Government Area Councils of Imo State, come Saturday 21 September, 2024.

Ejiogu, revealed that arrangements for the recruitment of Ad-Hoc personnel are in top gear, such as field and internal Ad-Hoc personnel, while stressing that the Commission is not oblivious of the imperatives of putting in place water-tight security architecture.

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