By: Abdullahi Faruk, Birnin Kebbi
Dr Nasiru Idris, All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidates in Kebbi State has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for commencing the gubernatorial and state assembly elections as scheduled.
He made his position known in an interview with Journalists on Saturday shortly after casting his vote in his polling unit at Nagari College, Nasarawa II in Birnin Kebbi.
Idris said the electoral umpire had proved to Nigerians that they had better the exercise by discharge their responsibility diligently, adding that INEC had done well compared to previous elections.
He lauded the electorate for what he described as massive turn out of people, adding that the voters did not only come out to vote but also conducted themselves orderly and peacefully.
The guber candidate urged people to remain law abiding and patiently wait for the outcome of the elections without intimidating anybody.
Idris thanked the INEC, security agencies, observers, journalists and all other stakeholders for mobilising electorate to come out as well as ensuring a hitch free elections across the state.