‎Monarch Urges Electorates to remain calm while exercising their franchise

The Emir of Bauchi Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu called on eligible voters to remain calm while exercise their franchise tomorrow Saturday.

Adamu made the call while briefing journalists on the Saturday’s elections in Bauchi on Friday. He called on all eligible voters to come out en mass and vote for candidates of their choice in tomorrow’s rescheduled elections.

“I want to urged all the electorate to participate in the exercise not to be dis- franchise, which is their civic right ,” he said.

The Monarch reminded the electorate to be tolerance while exercising their right among politicians and other citizens. Adding “that Politics is not a do or die affair , if you have your PVC you elect leaders of your choice because it’s your right to vote and be voted for, if you are eligible.

Adamu restated that the Bauchi emirate remains non-partisan, hence a level playing ground was provided for all politicians to campaign and canvass for vote irrespective of political parties.

He cautioned youths not to allow themselves to be used as thugs by politicians to disrupt the elections.

The Monarch prayed for a peaceful, free and fair general elections, stressing the need for the security agencies to be neutral while providing security on election day and refrain from intimidation and harassment of voters.

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