Rerun election: Kano govt. begins massive projects in communities with cancelled votes

Rerun election: Kano govt. begins massive projects in communities with cancelled votes

- Kano government under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commenced several projects in areas where electorates are due to vote in the upcoming supplementary election in the state

- The governor has reportedly started not fewer than three infrastructural projects in these areas in the past few days

- The projects include clearing of refuse, reconstruction of roads and drilling of boreholes

The administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has kicked off various developmental and infrastructural projects in the communities at Gama ward in the Nasarawa local government area of the state.

The Kano government reportedly started no fewer than three projects in the last three days.

The projects included drilling of several boreholes, reconstruction of bad roads and clearing of wastes from the streets.

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According to online news publisher Premium Times which made the observation, Gama is one of the wards where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would, barring last minute changes, conduct supplementary elections on Saturday, March 23.

It reported further that Gama’s result in the Saturday, March 9 governorship and state assembly elections were cancelled after an attack INEC's Nasarawa local government collation centre on Monday, March 11 led by top officials of the Ganduje administration.

“These refuse sites have been a source of concern to us. From time to time they would come and pick a bit of it and leave but it seems this time around they would do it all before the elections.

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“Within just today (Saturday), the road is almost completed. They started from early in the day,” a resident of the area, Auwal Danlarabawa, told the newspaper. reported earlier that Governor Ganduje is confident that he will win the supplementary election in the state and retain his position as governor.

The state governorship election which took place on Saturday, March 9, was declared inconclusive by INEC following the chaos at Nasarawa local government collation centre.

Meanwhile, Engineer Babachir Lawal, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has urged APC governorship candidate, Governor Muhammad Bindow to honorably concede defeat in the interest of peace in Adamawa state.

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Lawal was reacting to the release of delimitation details of polling units for governorship re-run election fixed for Saturday, March 23 as released by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the state.

The delimitation details revealed that the total number of registered voters in the 44 polling units stands 34,101 against 40,948 being speculated. ( -> We keep evolving to serve our readers better

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