Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Comrade Shehu Sani, has said that commending the voting process around 10am is too early for anybody to say.
The Senator, who arrived at his polling unit number 020, Ugwan Sarki, Government Girls Secondary School, at about 10 o’clock to cast his vote commended the way the people are carrying themselves and hoped that the process will end in such way.
“As you can see, there are no thugs, there are no violence as it has been rumoured, and I hope that will be sustained. The major concern to us is just those who are voting in the cities, but in the urban areas with security challenges.
“The process started on a good note, and I hope as this start on good note it will also end on a good note. Is too early to credit the process, an election is not about the starting point but it is about through the elections and also the end result.
“We need to be very careful in giving credence, until the end of the elections.
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