By G9ija

Local government elections is set to hold in Cross River State on February 22, 2020.

The date for the exercise was made public on Wednesday in Calabar, the state capital, during a stakeholders’ meeting with Chairman of the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission, Dr Mike Ushie.

According to Ushie, the agency was ready to conduct the election three years after the last elected officials left the office at the end of their three-year tenure.

Nominations will close on January 9, 2020, while campaign by political parties will begin on February 7 and end on February 21, 2020, followed by the election on Saturday, February 22, 2020, according to the timetable released by the agency.