Boko Haram attacked Yobe State earlier today. This means that the Governor would need additional security before he could head to the poling place. But the police and soldier are deployed to secure poling stations. Therefore the Governor will not be able to go to vote without more security. Read more below.
Boko haramattacked Geidam and Bunu Yadi communities on Saturday morning. As a result the Governor of Yobe state was unable to leave his local government area to go and vote. The Governor was supposed to vote in Bukartibut he was unable to make it to his destination.
“It is better and more useful for the security agents, including soldiers, Police, civil defence, DSS, to focus their attention on providing security for the election than devoting large security contingent for the governor to cast his vote.” – Abdullahi Biego, Director General of Media Affairs to the Governor