By Wole Adedeji, Ilorin

The Kwara State government has directed all political appointees willing to contest for any elected positions to resign from their offices forthwith.

Those specifically concerned are the politicians who would be participating in the primary elections of their respective political parties in preparatory to the June 3, 2022 deadline for submission of candidates’ names to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, SSG, Professor Mamman Saba Jibril, said, “In line with provisions of Section 84(12) of the new Electoral Act, all Kwara State government appointees seeking nominations for elective offices in the forthcoming primaries are hereby directed to resign.

“All resignation letters should be submitted to the office of the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, not later than 15th April, 2022.”


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