Monday, May 10, 2021

Women take over election centres in Kano


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Kano municipal recorded high turnout of women who came to cast their votes in the Governorship and State House of Assembly candidates.

NAN reports that many of the women came out early to join the queue for accreditation and voting at polling centres in Tudun Wazirchi, Dandago, Sharada, Gandun Albasa and Kofar Kudu.

Amina Jibril, told NAN that governorship election was very important to her because it directly affected her more than the Presidential election.

“This is like a sacrifice to us to secure a good future for generations to come, because we need a credible leader,” she said.

Batula Adamu, a housewife, also said she came out to vote as her nephew who was contesting for the State House of Assembly.

A civil servant, Amina Mu’azu, said she would endure every hardship to vote for a candidate of her choice.

“My outing today is a sacrifice to my state, because no matter the choice we make at the federal level, we must ensure credibility at state level,” she said.

Meanwhile, voters in Ungogo Local Government Area of state have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the proper functioning of card readers used for the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

They gave the commendation in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Rimini Gata, Ungogo Local Government area of Kano on Saturday.

Abubakar Salisu said he was satisfied with the INEC arrangements for the election process, in a conducive atmosphere.

“The card readers made voting process quick and fast, I am really impressed,” he said.

He prayed that the election would be conducted peacefully.

Another voter, Sadiya Nura, said the voting process was laudable, and praised the matured manner voters were casting their votes at Rimin Gata primary school polling unit 014 and 015.

Yusuf Umar described the voting process as orderly and peaceful.

NAN reports that adequate security personnel were deployed to the polling units were well organised.

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