Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) has fixed Saturday march 6, 2021 for the local government election in the state.
The election date was disclosed by Chief Mike Ogbodu, Chairman of Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) at a meeting of the Commission with political parties and other stakeholders in the state in Asaba recently.
According to Chief Ogbodu, “the propose of this meeting is to make the date fixed by the Commission for the conduct of the 2021 Local Government Council General Election; issue election guidelines and timetable known to the public and as well as the schedule of activities for the conduct of the election.
He said going by this public notice, therefore, pre-election activities will commence immediately as we are poised to beefing up our preparedness capabilities by the day.”
Chief Ogbodu spoke further, “we will further use this platform to urge our esteemed stakeholders including the various registered political parties in the state, their leaders and teeming supporters; the media, market women, NGOs and CSOs, security agencies and the electorate to give us the much needed support as we embark on the journey of delivering a free, fair, credible and generally accepted election come March 6, 2021.”
The state secretary, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Obi Nzete also sued for peace and lauded DSIEC for being a credible umpire even as he asked the Commission to maintain same in forth coming election.
Chairman, Delta IPAC, Emeke Bidokwu urged DSEIC to always partner with them in order to reach the grassroots with needed information.