Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission has announced the suspension of elections in Four Local government areas of the state due to insecurity.
Chairman of the Commission, Saratu Dikko Audu disclosed this at a press conference in the state.
The affected LGAs includes; Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Kajuru and Zangon Kataf of the state.
She said the commission reliably gathered from security architecture within the state that security reports in the state would make it impossible to peacefully conduct the local Government council’s elections in a number of Local Government areas.
According to her, the decision was taken to protect lives and property, including the election staff and materials.
“we have had to suspend the election in a number of Local government areas and rescheduled the election in these local Government areas for a later date”, she said.
She therefore disclosed that the election in the affected LGAs has been rescheduled for 25th September 2021 when security apparatus will be able to mobilized Troops to the areas.