Majority leader advises candidates to emulate President Jonathan
Dr Lawal Aliyu, the Majority Leader of Katsina State House of Assembly and PDP candidate for Musawa constituency, has urged his counterparts to emulate President Jonathan by accepting election results without rancour.
Aliyu made the remark on Saturday in Musawa after voting in the Governorship and State Assembly election.
He stressed the need for increased decorum among political aspirants in the country.
The lawmaker commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for peaceful conduct of the elections.
The candidate expressed satisfaction with the distribution of election materials and early commencement of the exercise.
He said that voter turnout and the early commencement of the exercise had demonstrated INEC’s commitment to ensure credible election.
He said INEC and security agencies did their best to ensure smooth operation of the polls.
Vote counting began at 4 p.m. in Funtua, Malumfashi, Muaswa, Matazu, Kafur and Kankara local government areas in the presence of party agents and security personnel.