Nigerians will be returning to the polls tomorrow to cast their votes for their favourite governorship candidates in the states across the country.
With less than 24 hours to the governorship and House of Assembly elections, President Goodluck Jonathan has sent a message to Nigerians.
In the message posted on the president’s Facebook page, Jonathan asked all eligible voters to come out and exercise their voting rights.
He also urged the contestants in the elections to respect the peoples will.
Read his message below:
As Nigeria returns to the polls tomorrow, I encourage all registered voters to come out en masse and exercise their…
Posted by Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, April 10, 2015
The governorship and House of Assembly polls are as critical as the presidential and National Assembly elections held about two weeks back.
The governors and state lawmakers are closer to the grass roots, where the majority of the citizens are located, which makes it vital for voters to be to choose the right candidates for the position.
The governorship elections will be holding in 29 of the 36 states. The states where governorship elections will not hold are Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Ondo and Osun states. This is because initial results of the flawed elections of 2007 were overturned at different times. Only House of Assembly elections will hold in these states.