Missera councillor calls it quits
Monday, September 08, 2008
Seedy Jatta, the councillor for Missera in Sandu District, Upper River Region, has resigned as the local representative of the ward, according to reports reaching the Daily Observer.
According to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Mr Jatta’s resignation took effect on 31st August, 2008.
Meanwhile, in accordance with Section 23 of the Local Government Act 2002, the IEC will conduct a by-election to fill the vacancy.
“The general public is hereby informed that a by-election will be conducted on Thursday, 23rd October, 2008 to fill the said vacant councilor seat,” the IEC announced in a dispatch signed by the IEC chairman, Alhaji Mustapha Carayol.