The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), is set to conduct elections into the 23 Local Government Councils in the state tomorrow, Saturday, 12th May 2018 using electronic voting for the time first in Nigeria.
However, in a statement issued by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s Spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, said pursuant to the exercise, SIECOM has requested that movement on all state roads be restricted on the election day. The statement said:
“Accordingly, the Kaduna State Government hereby notifies the general public that vehicular movement on all state roads will be restricted between 6am and 5pm on Saturday, 12th May 2018. Security has been beefed up across the state to guarantee the peaceful and orderly conduct of the elections. The security agencies will enforce the restriction of movement.”
According to Leadership, the Kaduna State Government appealed to residents to conduct themselves in accordance with the law and to report any suspicious or illegal conduct to the appropriate security agencies.