Gov poll: Emir of Kano urges security operatives to remain neutral, impartial
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has urged the security operatives to be neutral and impartial during the forthcoming governoship and state House of Assembly election scheduled to hold on Saturday, Marh 18.
Vanguard said, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero who is also the Chairman, Kano Council of Emirs made this call when the leadership of Kano Peace Committee paid him a courtesy visit at his Palace on Wednesday.
The monarch sued for peace and harmonious coexistence in the society.
He called on the security operatives to carry out their primary responsibility of protecting lives and property of the people, without fear or favor for the interest of unity and brotherhood among the citizenry.
Commenting on politicians, the monarch charged party flag bearers at all levels to have the interest of the state in mind first and not allow their personal interests to overwhelm political decision.
“As a Muslim faithful, have the belief that leaders are divine choice of the Almighty predestined to steer the affairs of the people.
“There is therefore the need to consider the election process as mere formalities.
“I wish to advise the electorate to be law-abiding while exercising their franchise and vote for credible leaders of their choice bearing in mind that life continues after polls” he said.
While commending the Kano state government and members of the committee for their efforts in sensitizing the public on the significance of peace, the monarch stated that Kano Emirate will do everything in its capacity to promote peace in Kano and Nigeria at large.
Also speaking, the co-chairman of the committee, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud noted that the committee is working tirelessly in order to curtail violence before, during and after this year’s election.
He also said that the committee will continue to partner with relevant stakeholders for better result.