*praises peaceful conduct of exercise
By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has cast his vote in the ongoing Local Government Elections at the Yahaya Umaru 010 polling unit in Jekadafari ward of Gombe Local Government Area of the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after performing his civic duty, Governor Inuwa Yahaya commended the turnout of voters and the peaceful conduct of the election across the State.
“Well so far I can say so very good. The report we are receiving are indicative of the real situation on the ground that people are conducting themselves peacefully, harmoniously and elections are going on very well and we thank God for that and appreciate the efforts of the people. My only observation is the covid-19 protocols so in that regard, I will like to appeal to the people to abide by the Coronavirus protocols so that we don’t encourage the spike that has come up now”.
The Governor called on the people of the state to remain calm and resolute while awaiting the outcome of the election, saying the will of the people will be respected.