From Maiharaji Altine Gusau
As the date for Bakura by election into Zamfara State House of Assembly draws nearer, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has called on the security agents not to be one-sided in order to ensure free and fair election.
Addressing thousands of party supporters in Bakura town during the rally today, the APC’s candidate, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji said the security agents should remain neutral and provide adequate security during and after the election.
Dankande maintained that, the issue of rigging during the forthcoming by-election by anybody would never be tolerated by APC supporters.
He declared that, APC supporters would conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during the election, warning however that, they would not allow the election to be rigged.
“We will follow all rules and regulations of the electoral acts, and we will defend our votes against riggers” said Dankande.
Also speaking at the occasion, the state APC chairman, Alhaji Lawal M. Liman urged members of the party to be law-abiding during the election.
Liman expressed optimism that his party would win the forthcoming by-election slated to hold on October 31.
He urged members of the party to borrow a leaf from President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy of a kasa, a raka a tsare, ( meaning, “you vote and wait for your votes to be counted”.