BY NEWS DESK, MARCH 18, 2023 | 01:01 PM
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended the electorate in the state for the large turnout and peaceful conduct in the ongoing Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The governor, alongside his wives, Asma'u and Amina, voted at the Yahaya Umaru 010 polling unit located at the Government Science Secondary School Gombe on Saturday.
He said that the exercise was encouraging, with reports from various parts of the state indicating peaceful elections, and the readiness of voters to choose their leaders.
He said ”with this development, I expect that the peaceful nature of Gombe should be maintained.”
He, therefore, urged the electorate to avoid anything that would cause breach of peace throughout the voting process.
He said the government ensured the deployment of adequate security to protect the citizenry and ensure peaceful conduct of the elections.
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