By; FUNMI ADERINTO, Kaduna.
Kaduna State Government has said that Electronic Voting Machines have been introduced for its Local Government Elections to ensure free, fair and credible election.
The State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai said this at a stakeholders sensitization on using Electronic Voting Machines in Kaduna.
The Governor who was represented by the State Deputy Governor, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex, explained that the decision followed the need for an acceptable local government election.
He disclosed that plans are underway to give local governments full autonomy to enabled them perform their statutory functions as arms of government.
He urged people of the state to support government in its effort at making Kaduna great again.
Earlier, the Chairperson of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), Dr Saratu Binta Diko Audu has assured people of the state a transparent local government election using electronic voting machine.
She enjoined stakeholders in the election to cooperate and support the commission to succeed.