Governor El-Rufai calls for peaceful LGA election

NEWS DIGEST – The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has called for a peaceful free, and fair exercise ahead of the Saturday Local Government Elections across the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

Governor El-Rufai wrote this on his verified Facebook account on Friday.

El-Rufai said the Kaduna State Government has demonstrated its commitment to election integrity, promoting free and fair elections by investing in electronic voting.

“As voters in Kaduna State prepare for the local government elections scheduled for tomorrow, 4 September 2021, I call on every resident of this state to help make it a peaceful, free and exemplary exercise of democratic choice.

“KDSG introduced electronic voting into Nigeria in 2018, using that technology for the 2018 local government elections.” He said

In the social media post, El-Rufai said KADSIECOM has upgraded the electronic voting machines to reflect lessons learnt from 2018 and further strengthen the electoral process for the 2021 LG polls.

Governor El-Rufai noted that Saturday’s elections are vital to renewing democracy at the local level. I invite all registered voters to come out and exercise their right to free choice, in a fair, orderly and peaceful manner.

“Let us make our second instance of electronic voting a resounding success.” He said