Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai has promised that allegations that the last Saturday’s local government election would be looked into and steps would be taking accordingly to remedy the situation.
Governor El Rufai who spoke with Journalist after the All Progressive Congress local government congress for Kaduna north local government which held at command guest house in Kaduna was conclude noted that despite that fact that some aspects of the elections were affected by “human factor” , the voting machine worked “perfectly”.
Recall that during the elections, although it was alleged to be free and fair, some electoral officials were said to have left the polling stations without announcing the result, this made the the People’s Democratic Party accuse the incumbent government of interfering with the process.
While acknowledging that some malfeasance were reported, Governor El Rufai promised that they would be investigated.
“We have received reports of some electoral officers leaving their position. The electronic voting machine worked very well, but the human factors are always there must be addressed. They will be investigated and we will learn from it. But what we are happy about is that the electronic voting machines worked perfectly. They also contained vital information that election riggers do not know about. We will investigate everything and we will take every step to remedy them” he said.
Governor El Rufai said the election was an indication that the APC was united.
He said “Our Party is 100% united ahead of 2019 election. Our performance in the last local government election has shown that our party is united and one”
Meanwhile, the local government of the APC in Kaduna went smoothly as all the executives of the 23 local governments were returned through affirmation.