By Abimbola Ogunnaike
President of the Senate and All Progressives Congress (APC) Candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan has voted at the Katuzu primary school polling unit in his country home, Gashu’a, headquarters of Bade local Government Area of Yobe State.
Lawan cast his ballots at about 11:01am and commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), for putting machinery in place to ensure successful elections.
In a related development, the State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has also cast his ballots at Bulturam Yerimari, polling unit 004, in Buni-Gari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
Shortly after exercising his franchise, Buni said the election is holding due to the relative peace in the community and the state in general.
Buni also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for being steadfast in ensuring that the elections are holding as scheduled.
It was gathered that elections have commenced across the state as of the time of filing this report, although they are pockets of late commencement of the exercise in some polling units.