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Kano Assembly confirms Yusuf Gawuna as Deputy Governor

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Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has been officially appointed the new Deputy Governor of Kano State, by the state’s House of Assembly.

On Tuesday, Salihu Tanko Yakassai, Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, confirmed it on his Twitter page, saying: “H.E the incoming Deputy Governor of Kano State Hon Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has been screened by the Kano State House of Assembly which paves the way for his swearing in by H.E @GovUmarGanduje. Congratulations Hon Gawuna. May Allah be your guide amin.”

His appointment came after the resignation of Professor Hafiz Abubakar, the erstwhile Deputy Governor of the state, who resigned in August after defecting from the All progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

 

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Presidential Election 2019: Atiku yet to cast his vote

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Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku yet to cast his vote at his polling unit of Ajiya in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa.

The election in the area is reported to have begun since 8:00am, but the presidential candidate has not yet been accredited.

Presidential Election 2019: Atiku yet to cast his vote

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that voting has commenced in earnest at the unit and other centres across the metropolis.

Some of his aides who arrived at the unit, however, said the PDP flag bearer  “should be coming any moment from now.”

President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC candidate, voted in Daura, Katsina State, four minutes after the commencement of polling.

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Peter Obi votes with his beautiful wife, says process still clumsy

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Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has voted in his hometown in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra state.

After casting his vote, Peter Obi rated the process and said:

“I’m trying to do the right thing. I’m not tense. The system is still clumsy for a lot of people. Look at the time it takes for us to be able to go through the process.”

The ex-Anambra state governor, however, revealed that it was too early to fault the entire process.

” I have faith in the process but that doesn’t mean it is perfect.”

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#NigeriaDecides2019: RRS deploys Officers to various parts of Lagos

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The Rapid Response Squad, RRS, has on Saturday morning deployed officers to various parts of Lagos state, to ensure peaceful elections.

“RRS officers being deployed to various parts of the State after a brief lecture from the Commander. He urged them to be professional & apolitical while carrying out their election duties today. #TheGoodGuys,” the Division of Lagos Police said on its Twitter handle.

 

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