By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The All Progressives Congress (APC) local government congress took off smoothly in all 14 local government areas of Zamfara State as delegates were screened and accredited to vote.
In Talata Mafara Local Government Area where governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar as one of the delegates cast his vote, the situation was calm as 355 delegates from the 11 wards that made up the local government council participated in the process.
Governor Yari after casting his vote, expressed satisfaction with the orderly manner in which the election took place.
He said justice and fairness in the party starts from the grassroots.
“All stakeholders must ensure that justice is done to all parties involved to maintain equity in the party”, he said.
The delegates who started arriving the venue of the congress as early as 7am after screening queue and where given ballots papers to vote for their preferred candidates for the 26 executive positions available in the local government area.
A total of 5,082 delegates from the 174 wards across the 14 local government areas were screened and accredited to elect 378 executive members for the APC in Zamfara State.