Six days to Kano Supplementary Election, Ganduje embarks on massive projects in cancelled ward to lure voters

Mr. Abdullahi Ganduje, the Kano State Governor has embarked on massive projects at Gama ward of Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state, six days before the supplementary election.

Gama ward had its election cancelled by Independent National Electoral Commission during the last Saturday governorship and house of assembly elections.

INEC said the cancellation was as a result of the attack on its official who was the returning officer for the elections.

An attack that was alleged to have been carried out by Mr. Nasiru Gawuna, the Kano Deputy Governor.

He was accused to have torn election result sheets.

The governor within the last three days has commenced projects such as refuse evacuation, many boreholes drilling,  and road reconstruction at Gama ward.

Before now, Gama community has  a huge population and has suffered acute infrastructural deficit.

Miss Juliet, a trader in the area said the evacuation of waste in the area started on Friday.

Just within 24 hours, the governor has commenced construction of 11 boreholes and Audu Utai Road at Gama Ward area.

Mr. Umar Sani, who say he is a mechanic and has lived in the area for 25 years, disclosed work began on the road in the early hours of Saturday and they are near completion, he told WEST AFRICA REPORTERS (WAR) in a telephone conversation.

Ada Innocent, a trader in the area, said she parked into the environment for over 10 years, she recounted her experience of how residents suffer in search of water.

She commended the governor for digging water boreholes in the area and was very optimistic that will solve the problem of water scarcity in Gama Ward.

INEC has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in States where elections were declared inconclusive.

An action the Kano state governor is working to get voters cast their ballot in his favour on Saturday.

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