2023 Governorship Elections: Kano Electorates Join Queue at Midnight

2023 Governorship Elections: Kano Electorates Join Queue at Midnight

In what seems like a desperate move to end the reign of the incumbent Kano State governor's administration, electorates in some parts of the state have started joining the queue to cast their votes.

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Legit.ng's regional reporter in Kano learned that most of the supporters who slept at the polling units belonged to the main opposition party in the state, the New Nigerian People Party (NNPP).

Kano youths, 2023 guber election
Electorates vote early Midnight in Kano state. Photo credit: Legit.ng.
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Kano youths began voting at midnight

Recall that Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf is the anointed candidate of Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in the party contesting against the incumbent deputy governor of Kano State, Dr Nasir Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressive Congress, APC.

Kano State is one of the top embattled states where the polity is expected to be very volatile, and the gubernatorial seat is being keenly contested.

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Jubilation as court gives final verdict on APC governorship candidate's case

In another development, the Federal High Court in Jalingo affirmed that the name of Emmanuel Bwacha, the APC gubernatorial candidate for Taraba, is on the portal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and cleared him to contest the Saturday, March 11 governorship election.

The session presided over by Justice Bala Usman on Tuesday, March 7, resolved that the name of Emmanuel Bwacha be published in the INEC portal if deleted as the governorship candidate in the March 11 elections.

Meanwhile, Bwacha filed a suit at the Federal High Court Jalingo division requesting INEC to clear the controversy about whether his name was on the INEC portal.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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