Kogi Gov. Bero calls for peaceful poll in Agasa vote | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News
Kogi State Governor Yahya Bello has ordered voters in the state to act peacefully during the state legislative elections in order to hold elections free of resentment.
The governor made this statement shortly after voting in Agatha in Upogoro District Voting Unit 11 of the Agatha community.
Bello said state legislative elections belong to the grassroots, encouraging eligible voters to follow election laws by voting peacefully according to the law.
He ensured that the All Progressive Congress (APC) would win at the end of the exercise, much like a presidential election.
Bello expressed satisfaction with the level of voter turnout and called on voters across the state to vote justly and peacefully.
Praising the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its proper preparations to conduct state legislative elections, the governor assured them that the elections would be free, fair and credible.
Abdulkareem Suleiman, the APC candidate in the elections representing Okene, expressed satisfaction with INEC’s level of preparation and the conduct of the elections.
He said he would ensure the APC would win the election at the end.
Also, after voting in Voting Unit 001 of Adavi Eva, former Executive Director of the Rural Electrification Authority, Sanusi Muhammed said voter turnout in the state legislative elections was comparatively lower than in the presidential elections held in the past two weeks. Low voter turnout, he said, for obvious reasons.
“First of all, we in Kogi State are not participating in today’s gubernatorial election. is.
“Overall, today’s election turnout is not bad. I voted and the election was peaceful.
“Today’s BVAS works very well, very fast to the extent that eligible voters are certified and cast within a minute or two.
“INEC needs to improve its logistics, especially with the impending gubernatorial elections in Kogi.”