BY GODWIN OBI
The Kanwan Katsina District head of Ketare in Kankara Local Government of Katsina State Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara has called on people in his domain to use the work free day declared by the state government to register and obtained permanent voters card
Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara made the call while directing all village and wards heads in his domain to ensure that every eligible person has registered and obtain his voters card.
The monarch urged people of the area to come out in mass and take advantage of the extension given by the INEC to endeavour to register and obtain the power to vote.
According to him, the extension of the exercise by the INEC and the work free day declared by the state government will go a long way in ensuring all eligible persons have registered and obtained the PVC.
He added that the Katsina state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has provided additional registration Machines to Kankara Local Government office and opened additional registration centers with a view to decongesting and expanding the exercise.
While assuring traditional rulers’ support to all government policies and programs, Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara commended the efforts of the Katsina state government and the INEC for declaring a work free day and the extension of the exercise.
It could be recalled that the Kankara Local government Electoral officer Mal. Yunusa Abdu had earlier paid a courtesy visit to the palace of the Kanwan Katsina District Head of Ketare to seek the support of royal fathers for the success of the exercise in ketare district.
The exercise targeted at Ketare, Hurya, Tsamiyar Jino, Kuka Sheka, Gundawa, Tudu, Gurbi, Katoge and Pawwa in Ketare district.