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Breaking: Gov Umahi Lifts Suspension on Electoral Process, Directs immediately commencement of activities for the conduct of the 2020 Local Government Elections

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The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi , Saturday Lifted Suspension on Electoral Process in the state, and further directed immediately commencement of activities for the conduct of the 2020 Local Government Elections in Ebonyi State.

According to a statement jointly signed by the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and Rural Development, Chief Barr. Samuel Okoronkwo, and the Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr. Orji Uchenna Orji, the directive was in exercise of the governor’s powers under Ebonyi State Coronavirus and other Dangerous (Infectious) Diseases and Related Matters Law, 2020 and Regulations thereof and all other enabling laws thereto.

Parts of the statement read;

“The Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency Engr. Chief David Nweze Umahi FNSE FNATE has issued Executive Order lifting the suspension of Electoral Processes and Political Activities for the 2020 Local Government Elections in Ebonyi State.

“To this end therefore, the Governor has directed Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) to immediately commence activities for the conduct of the 2020 Local Government Elections in the State as required by law”

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