Ilorin -The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim
Sulu- Gambari, on Thursday appealed to the Kwara State Independent
Electoral Commission (KWASIEC) to conduct a free, fair and transparent
local government election in the state.
The Emir said this in Ilorin, when he received the Chairman of
KWASIEC, Dr Uthman Ajidagba, who led six other commissioners on a
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commission will conduct the local government election in the state on Oct. 26.
The traditional ruler said that the conduct of a free, fair and credible
election would help to sustain the peace and harmony prevailing in the
Sulu-Gambari urged the commission to create a level playing ground
for all the candidates in the election as a way of ensuring fairness and
The Emir called on the electorate to support KWSIEC in the task ahead,
adding that the job could not be done by the commission alone.
The monarch assured the commission of his support and prayed for its successful conduct of the election.
Earlier, the KWASIEC chairman had expressed appreciation to the emir for his continuous support to the commission.