As the Local Government election gets underway in the 25 local council of Niger State, the governor of the state, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has commended Niger State Independent Electoral Commission, NSEIC, for the peacecul conduct of the election and adequate preparations. Governor Bello gave this assessment after casting his ballot at the Alkali Mustapha Polling Unit in Kontagora.
He said, so far, there has not been any complain or news of violence anywhere.
He observed that though there was low turn out of eligible voters from the beginning, the turnout later improved.
He commended Nigerlites for demonstrating uncommon zeal and love for the state.
‘I have not heard of any complain. There is no major complain anywhere in the state. I commend NSIEC for its organization and the peaceful conduct of the election. From what I have seen, they have coordinated the elections well.”
Bello further hoped that the entire election would be peaceful and orderly in the 25 local government areas.