By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Deputy Governor of Gombe State, Dr. Manassah Daniel Jatau has cast his vote in the ongoing Local Government Councils Election at his Polling Unit, Gurma, Degri- Kulani- Sikkam Ward, Balanga Local Government Area.
The Deputy Governor who voted amidst observance of Covid19 protocol said, the local government election was in line with the tenets of democracy which allows for representative governance at the grassroot.
Dr. Jatau pleaded for calm and peace throughout the election, saying “there is no need to breach the peace, especially considering that we are all brothers and sisters and Gombe is the altimate winner at the end if the day”.
Responding to a question on the reason for the massive turnout, the Deputy Governor explained that , it was an indication that they were adequately mobilized and well educated in the electoral process, and also an indication of confidence they have in the process.
He commended the officials of Gombe state Independent Electoral Commission for being prompt in the distribution of election materials.