El-Rufai warns against electoral violence in Kaduna State

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai PHOTO: TWITTER/GOVERNOR KADUNA Weeks to the 2019 general elections, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai, aforesaid his meeting with the nation’s security chiefs in capital of Nigeria was so as to make sure a peaceful election within the state and warned those making an attempt to foment election violence to refrain. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting at Kafanchan city, in Jema’a authorities space yesterday, the governor recognized that recent intelligence reports indicated that some individuals wish to foment hassle in Southern Kaduna before or throughout elections. He aforesaid the reports show that the planners wish the violence to unfold to alternative components of the state, as a result of they need perceived defeat within the coming back election. The governor added: “I have met with the Chief of Defence workers, General Abayomi Olanisakin, Chief of Army workers Lt General Tukur Buratai and also the military officer of Police, Muhammad Abubakar Adamu, on the difficulty and that they secure to strengthen security in Kaduna State before and through elections.” He noted that the safety chiefs assured him that they’d deploy new personnel to tackle the safety threat and suggested folks to warn their youngsters to be of fine behavior and avoid carrying weapons on day. “Tell your youngsters and wards that the sole issue that they ought to carry with them on day to the polling unit is their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs). The police can arrest them if they carry weapons,” he warned. whereas stressing that he had met with ancient rulers of Southern Kaduna yesterday to repeat the warning, the governor, however, enjoined Kaduna individuals to return out and vote for his or her most well-liked candidates, since adequate security would be provided on day. in line with the governor, election is concerning choice for one’s most well-liked party or candidates and so there shouldn’t be issues. “But there are some people that bring quality and faith on the difficulty,” he