INEC ad hoc employees have arrived at polling places 005 and 008 in Kano Municipal, Kano State for the gubernatorial and state assembly polls. Women voters have gathered and are queuing to cast their votes for their preferred candidates.
The state is highly contested, with many Nigerians closely following the election. Rabiu Kwankwaso, the NNPP Presidential candidate, has already won the state in the Presidential election and taken a major hold of the senate seats.
His chosen candidates are now competing against the incumbent governor Umar Ganduje’s candidate in the governorship election, with Kwankwaso aiming to secure a victory for his candidate on the NNPP platform.