Sokoto Police Affairs Minister Cast Vote, Lauds Process
By: Salihu Ali, Sokoto
Nigeria’s Police Affairs Minister Muhammed Maigari Dingyadi has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the arrangements put in place for the Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The Minister was speaking to journalists after he cast his vote at his village Dingyadi polling unit 003 Dispensary.
He said the challenges experienced in the Presidential elections such as violence by political thugs, and the late arrival of election materials among others were addressed in the Governorship and State Assembly elections.
Dingyadi appreciated the electoral umpire for sending election materials to polling units on time.
He also commended the improvement on security in polling units, a situation that helped in addressing electoral violence.
The Police Affairs Minister also commended the massive turn out of voters in Sokoto State and their conduct.