Kaduna Guber Polls: Even If I lose, I Already Have Job In Abuja – El-rufai

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By: Mayen Etim

KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Kaduna State Governor and gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Mallam Nasir El-Fufai has said that he is not under any tension to lose election since President Muhammadu Buhari has been reelected.

The governor who arrived his Polling Unit at Ungwar Sarki Ward in Kaduna North Local Government Area at about 8:27 am, said only his staff are jittery of loosing election. He insisted on joining the queue saying, that it was the right thing to do as a patriotic citizen.

El-rufai who patiently joined other electorate on the queue, however decried the low turnout of electorate, saying it was not encouraging compared to the last presidential elections.

“I am not under any tension since Buhari has won. Even if I lose, I already have a job in Abuja. It’s just my staff who are jittery, I usually share this joke with them.

“I am very optimistic that the turnout will improve. I think people are taking their time to come out and cast their votes for the candidates of their voice,” he said.

Speaking on the security situation, the governor lauded the security agencies for being proactive. ” The military are out, although, they are not close to the polling unit, but they are out to ensure that everyone is save.

“On the part of INEC, they have done well and we hope to have a peaceful election”, the governor said.

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