Katsina - Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina state said that the state government has concluded arrangements to conduct local government elections.
He announced this on Thursday in Katsina in his message to people of the state on the occasion of the 2014 Democracy Day.
The 34 local government councils are being ran by caretaker committees since after the expiration of the tenure of elected councils in 2011.
Shema, however, did not disclose the date for the elections.
"By next week, you will hear all arrangements about the conduct of the local government polls in our 34 local government areas," he said.
He said the election would provide an opportunity for the electorate to elect credible people to provide more dividends of democracy at the grassroots.
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