The Independent National Electoral Commission has presented certificate of return to Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state following his victory in the gubernatorial election in the state.
The commission also presented certificate of return to all 34 House of Assembly members in the state, Daily Trust reports.
Legit.ng gathers that INEC national commissioner in charge of Plateau, Niger, Abuja and Kaduna, Professor Antonia Okoosi-Simbine, presented the certificate of return to Governor El-Rufai and his deputy, Hadiza Balarabe Abubakar.
The INEC resident commissioner for Kaduna, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu Kaugama, presented certificates of returns to the lawmakers.
Okoosi-Simbine said: “Let me congratulate Ahmed Nasir El-Rufai the sitting governor of Kaduna state who is also the Governor-elect, I believe that your election is a referendum in which the people of the state passed a vote of confidence in you."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state vowed to be fair and just to all the people of the state irrespective of their political affiliation.
The governor said elections were over and so it was time to provide good governance to the people as he appealed to his opponents and supporters to join hand together and work for the progress and development of the state.
El-Rufai, who made the comment at a dinner organised in his honour at the Government House on Friday night, March 22, appealed to the people of the state to live in peace and harmony with one another.
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He said: “I believe that elections were over so, let us come together and work for the unity. We will be fair and just to every one whether they voted for us or not. Whether they voted for us or against us. Elections are over. it’s now time for governance."
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