By: Joy Odor/Kaduna
A good citizen of Kaduna State, Mr. Chiman Ndukwu has called on the State Independent Electoral Commission to as a matter of urgency provide polling units and centers for voters registration exercise closer to the people leaving in Southern part of the state especially Chikun local government area.
This, he said, became necessary because the available polling units and centers are far from their homes, adding that the citizens are spending a lot of money on transportation to access the PVC registration centers which is not suppose to be so.
Mr. Ndukwu made the call at the Imo State Indigenes Welfare Association (ISIWA) Kaduna Branch 2018 Cultural Day and Award Ceremony under the Chairmanship of Engineer Kevin Ukaegbu in Kaduna State, North-West, Nigeria yesterday.
According to him, every local government in the state has equal right of dividend of democracy but some are benefitting while others are left behind.
Mr. Ndukwu who deals on Caterpillar Spare Parts appealed to Governor Nasir El-Rufail to direct the State INEC to establish more PVC centers and polling units closer to the grassroots to enable them exercises their voters right come state local government election and also 2019 election.
He however thanked Imo State Indigenes Welfare Association (ISIWA) for recognizing his contributions and efforts to the welfare of the Association and as one of their own sons in Kaduna and encouraged the Executive of the Association to continue in this direction by extending their hands to such people.
“l am grateful today because the people of lmo state indigenes in Kaduna State has recognized me. My own people and l thanked them very much.
“My advised to people of Imo State living in Kaduna is to behave well, work heard so that they would be recognizes in anything they do” he stressed.
Mr. Ndukwu therefore called on all and sundry in the State to trade carefully and respect the rule of law by being good citizen and report any security treat in their domains.
He also urged the State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to provide an enabling environment for all religion, tribe and culture to leave in peace by ensuring equal developmental sharing formula.