The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission, on Wednesday, announced a two-week extension of the deadline for political parties to conclude primaries for candidates participating in the November council polls in the State.
Alhaji Isa Shettima, the Executive Chairman of the commission, made the announcement in a statement issued in Yola.
Shettima said that the deadline had now been shifted to September 21, as against the initial August 31.
He explained that the change was as a result of the Eid-el-Kabir.
The chairman said that all dates scheduled for other activities as contained in the election timetable earlier issued remained unchanged.
It was reported that so far, African Democratic Congress, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party and Social Democratic Party have indicated interest in participating in the election and had since commenced the sales of forms to aspirants.