The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has expressed satisfaction with the peaceable conduct of the continued native authorities elections within the state.
The governor acknowledged this after he solid his vote at his polling unit at Central Major Faculty, Duguri, in Duguri District of Alkaleri Native Authorities Space of the state alongside his spouse, Hajiya Aisha Mohammed.
He expressed optimism that his occasion, the Individuals’s Democratic Occasion (PDP) will emerge victorious throughout the state.
“I’ve seen how the election is happening easily and peacefully and I thank the individuals of Bauchi for his or her compliance to electoral tips,” the governor instructed journalists.
He stated the conduct of the elections is in fulfilment of his marketing campaign promise of conducting the polls to make sure adherence to the rule of legislation.
“This election is in fulfilment of my guarantees to Nigerians that we’ll conduct probably the most credible election not as a result of we’re higher however is for us to return to the rule of legislation and concern of Allah. I’m a lot completely happy that a minimum of we’re salvaging our guarantees.”
He insisted that the election is carried out peacefully and in accordance with the Electoral Act and the rules set by the Bauchi State Impartial Electoral Fee (BASIEC).
In line with Governor Mohammed, BASIEC is conducting its assigned tasks with none interference from the state authorities.
He revealed that his administration did nothing to tamper with the electoral physique’s board arrange by the earlier administration within the state.
This, he acknowledged, he did imagine that members of the board are Bauchi State indigenes, including that he didn’t wish to be partisan.
“Up to now there have been no incidents I’ve heard. These are native authorities elections.
“The Board of BASIEC was arrange by my predecessor and I allowed them to proceed believing that they’re Bauchi State indigenes and it’s not about partisan train, however about ensuring we go for the rule of legislation
and people within the Fee shouldn’t be partisan,” he submitted.
Governor Mohammed then referred to as on Nigerians to work collectively for the progress, peace, safety and the event of the nation.
The governor and his spouse solid their votes at about 12pm because of late arrival of election supplies within the space.