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Facts About FCT 2022 Area Council Elections

The FCT Area Council election will enable registered voters in the FCT vote in their leaders at the Local level to represent them in both the executive office and legislative office.

It is important voters vote during the election to choose leaders who will represent the interest of the people in FCT-Abuja.

The Area Council Chairman and Deputy Chairman head the Executive office in the Area Council levels

The Councillors represent the people in the Local Councils.



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