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Katsina Schedule LG Election For February 2025

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The election date for the state’s local government is February 15, 2025, as announced by the Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission on Wednesday.

The Chairman, KTSIEC, Lawal Faskari, announced this at a press conference in Katsina, which was attended by representatives of political parties and security operatives in the state.

He said the notice of the council election was being announced under relevant electoral laws.

Although Faskari did not give details about the state’s forthcoming council election, a total of 3,187,988 electorates voted when a similar exercise was conducted in the state on April 11, 2022.

The council election will also see to the election of 34 chairmen and 361 councillors for the 34 local government areas of the state.

The KTSIEC chairman said, “In compliance with Section 197 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria( FRN) as amended and other relevant laws, I officially announce that Saturday 15th February 2025 has been slated to conduct local government election in the state for the chairmanship and councillorship.

“The notice will commence from today, 14th February 2024 to 15th, February 2025 which gives 365 days as in accordance with section 28 of Electoral Act 2022 as amended.’’

Faskari added that all interested and qualified candidates from the registered political parties in the state are free to contest in the election, adding that only candidates sponsored by the registered political parties will be allowed to contest.

He added, “The commission, therefore, urge stakeholders, particularly the political parties to comply and adhere to the laws and guidelines governing the conduct of the election in the state.”

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