The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for improving on the errors recorded during the presidential election on February 23.

El-Rufai, who is seeking a second term, says there were reports of plans to disrupt the voting process which prompted his call for more security personnel - including the police and military.

He also called on voters to come out in their number after given assurance that the process will be safe for residents.

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna Governor Votes

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"It looks like INEC has learnt from the gaps observed last two weeks and made efforts to close the gaps and the security candidates are also out and are very visible.

"The same reports I have received from all over the state. It is peraceful and we are happy. This process is going very well. It started on time. People are feeling safe and secure.

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna Governor Votes
Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna Governor Votes
Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna Governor Votes

"I have assured everyone living in Kaduna that we have put in place multi-level and very very secure arrangement to ensure every voter can vote without intimidation.

"We have heard of cases of initimidation and attempts of some people to vote without card readers and that informed our decision to deploy more security personal including the military.

"Those of you at home, I urge you all to come out", he added.

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