Gov.Al-Makura condemns Attack on Karu LG Secretariat

Gov. Al-Makura condemns Attack on Karu LG Secretariat

Gov. Al-Makura condemns Attack on Karu LG Secretariat

The Executive Chairman Karu Local Government Council, Hon. Samuel Akala while narrating the unfortunate incident that took place in the wake of last week’s election to his Excellency Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura who was physically on ground to ascertain the level of damage and in the presence of all the security chiefs, said the unlawful destruction of the secretariat complex by hoodlums believed to be sympathising with a political party was uncalled for.

He said the electoral umpire (INEC) haven checked the vote difference between the leading contestants and the results cancelled across polling units,and in line with INEC’s extant laws, declared the election for the state house of assemly for Karu/Gitata Constituency inconclusive and ordered for a rerun to give all the candidates across parties added advantage.

The Council Boss added that the violent use of force to unlawfully compel the returning officer to declare results against INEC conventional guidelines was criminal.

Responding, Governor Almakura commended all the security operatives on ground that day for their display of professionalism, while stating that as the chief security officer of the state,his administration will not condone acts capable of undermining the relative peace enjoyed today by enemies of our state.

He said all those involved in this act of criminality and their sympathizers regardless of how highly placed,will face the full wrath of the law.

The Governor ordered for a full investigation on the matter,with a view to bringing the cultprits to book.

His Excellency, Governor Almakura further warned that anyone who tries to disrupt the scheduled rerun elections will have himself to blame.

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