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Labour Party set for congresses in Kano

31 July 2014, 12:18

Kano - The Labour Party (LP) in Kano State said on Wednesday that it had concluded arrangements for the conduct of its ward, local government and state congresses.

The Public Relations Officer of the party’s Caretaker Committee in the state, Isah Yakasai, stated this in Kano.

He said the ward congress would be conducted on July 31 while the local government and state congresses would be held on August 2 and August 4 respectively.

According to him, the exercise will be conducted under the supervision of the Deputy National Chairman of the party (North-West), Umaru Mohammed.

Yakasai said the party’s new leaders were expected to emerge through consensus arrangement, adding that if that failed, election would be held at the three levels.

"We have directed the 44 Local Government Caretaker Committees to come forward with names of consensus candidates but if that is not possible, elections will be conducted.

"We are using this opportunity to call for the cooperation of all members to ensure hitch-free congresses in the state", he said.

 - NAN

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