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State Assembly Election: Gov. Yahaya Bello votes in Agassa, says INEC has improved

…Assures of 100% delivery of APC candidates.

By Friday Idachaba, Lokoja

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday voted in the State Assembly Election with a positive remark that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had improved on its March 25, Presidential and National Assembly Elections conduct.

The governor who made the remark after casting his vote at Okeneba, Agassa, Upogoro ward, Polling unit 11 in Okene LGA Local Government Area of the state said INEC came out early and started the exercise on time.

The governor who arrived the polling unit at about 9:01am joined the long queue in his usual manner and waited patiently on the line till 9:17am when it got to his turn and cast his vote.

Speaking with newsmen immediately after, the governor said he expected 100 per cent delivery of all the All Progressives Congress APC candidates to the 25-member Kogi State House of Assembly at the end of the day.

He said, “So far, so good, the turnout is massive, it’s impressive and INEC has improved on the last exercise, they came out early and the exercise has commenced.

“The securities are doing excellently well so far from the reports I have received and across the state things are moving on very well. We expect a very smooth exercise today.

“In my polling unit, the people are always enthusiastic over democratic processes and they always turnout en-masse and we are expecting even a more turnout today because this election is local.

“It is one of their own that is out to be a member of the House of Assembly in Kogi state and they have turned out en-masse to give him a massive support.

“And you can see orderliness, calmness and things are going on very smoothly in this ward and I am expecting same across the State.

“From this election, I don’t expect anything less, it’s going to be 100 per cent.”

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