Kaduna: Governor El-rufai Arrives Polling Unit, Joins Queue To Vote
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has arrived at his polling unit to vote in the ongoing governorship and state assembly elections.
Naija News reports that upon arrival at his Polling Unit 024, Ward 07, Kaduna North local government area, the Governor joined the queue to participate in the election.
After patiently waiting in line, Governor El-Rufai, has exercised his civic duty at PU024, Anguwan Sarki GRA, Kaduna North LGA.
Governor, Speaker Reportedly Clash
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Yusuf Zailani allegedly clashed over the performance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 election in Kaduna state.
According to Vanguard, sources close to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House Kaduna revealed that the two senior citizens of the State parted on an uncomfortable note the previous night, after a party caucus meeting in the state capital.
”That was the first time we heard the Speaker to have openly quarrelled with the Governor.He and other party faithful were not happy with the sudden political development in the state in which the ruling APC was not winning votes as was the case in 2019,” a source said.
However, an aide to the Speaker has denied any rift between the legislature and the executive in the state.
Recall that the founder of Liberty Radio and Television Ahmed Ramalan Tijjanni had also alleged trouble was brewing between the Speaker and the Kaduna Government House.
Alhaji Tijjani on his verified Facebook page wrote.”fireworks in the government house, hate speech, reckless speech exchange between the king of hate and Hon. Speaker Zailani.”
Reacting, the Special Adviser Media an publicity to Kaduna State Speaker, Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani described the report as untrue.
He said such post on social platform by a respected elder and Chieftain in the state was least expected, stressing that relationship between executive and legislative arm of government is very cordial.