The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Kogi State Chapter, has called on all aspirants preparing for the forthcoming council election to resign their positions in various areas of employment a month before the party primary.
It said this was in line with Election Rules and Regulations as contained in the amended Electoral Act.
The state IPAC chairman, Illiyas Badanga, made this known in a media statement issued in Lokoja.
“IPAC is encouraging all political parties to follow due process as stipulated before and after the election. Election timetables have been distributed to all stakeholders for full details of the election.
“Political parties are enjoined to field candidates that has competence, capacity and character to deliver dividends of democracy to the third tire of government,” the statement said.