The governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, has reportedly relocated to Kuchi town in Kebbe local government area for the Saturday, March 23, supplementary elections holding in the state.
Daily Trust reports that Tambuwal early on Saturday, relocated to the area which has the highest number of cancelled votes in the last governorship election in the state.
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Kuchi is reported to be one of the areas where the rerun election is taking place in Sokoto state.
Meanwhile, despite the security that was beefed up in polling units at Kware, Gwadabawa and Illela local government areas by he Police, Department of State Service, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, there were alleged cases of vote buying. Party agents were allegedly buying votes and getting ballot papers from them to vote on their behalf, Daily Trust reports.
It was also gathered that at Katta Hakimii polling zone EC 30 B, Gidan Katta area of Illela, party agents bought votes and helped electorates to vote without caution.
Aminu, one of the party agents was said to have reported the case to security officials present and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) but was told that intervening in such was their duties.
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