El-Rufai, wife decry low turn out of voters in Kaduna as collation begins

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State

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Collation of votes has started in several polling units in Kaduna after a voting that witnessed low turnout.
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has decried low turnout of voters in Kaduna.

El-Rufai who is the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) however expressed optimism that the turn out will improve before the close of voting.

Also, the wife of the governor, Hajiyah Ummi el-Rufai decried low the turnout of voters, but was optimistic there will be turn-up as the voting continues.
But counting of votes started as early as 2pm in some polling units where turnout was very low

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El-Rufai who is the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) however expressed optimism that the turn out will improve before the close of voting.

The governor arrived his polling unit at Ungwar Sarki ward at exactly 8:27 am and joined the queue.

The governor who insisted in joining the queue said that showing good example is the right thing to do as a patriotic citizen.

While reacting to the low turnout of electorate, he says: “I am very optimistic that the turnout will improve. I think people are taking their time to come out and cast their votes for the candidates of their voice”.
But turnout did not improve in many of the centre.

Speaking on the security situation, the governor lauded the security agencies for being proactive. “The military are out, although, they are not close to the polling unit, but they are out to ensure that everyone is save.

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“On the part of INEC, they have done well and we hope to have a peaceful election”, the governor said.

While reacting to the low turnout of electorate, he says: “I am very optimistic that the turnout will improve. I think people are taking their time to come out and cast their votes for the candidates of their voice”.

Speaking on the security situation, the governor lauded the security agencies for being proactive. “The military are out, although, they are not close to the polling unit, but they are out to ensure that everyone is save.

“On the part of INEC, they have done well and we hope to have a peaceful election”, the governor said.

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