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.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has revoked a N75 millin, contract awarded for the renovation of Zaki District Head’s Palace which was burnt down to ashes during the previous administrations. Governor Mohammed who commences a 3 day inspection tour across the 3 senatorial zones of the State expressed disappointment with the inability of the […]
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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has accused the Federal Government of abandoning it to its faith in its bid to rescue the abducted 27 students and others of the government science college Kagara. The Governor who made this lamentation when Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu paid him a sympathy visit at Government House […]
The President General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor, yesterday, reiterated that Ndigbo are not at war with Nigeria, stressing that Ndigbo would continue their efforts to seek justice, peace and fairness in all their dealings with everybody in Nigeria. Obiozor who spoke at a grand reception in his honour […]