Kano to set up sensitisation committees for INEC online registration



 The Kano State Government says it will set up committees to enlighten its citizens in the diaspora and those within the country on the need for their effective participation in INEC online registration.

In a issued on Thursday in Kano, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting.

In the signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Abba Anwar, the governor met party leaders, legislators, commissioners and chairmen of the 44 local government councils.

According to the governor, Kano State seeks to maintain its status as the state the highest number of APC members in the country and a state that gives the most to the party.

“Kano being the state the highest population in the country, there is every need for us to stand up and show to all that Kano is the largest democracy in the country. We produce the highest number of during elections. We need to maintain that,” he pointed out.

To make good of the newly introduced online registration, the governor directed all local government chairmen to go back to their areas and re-introduce points created during the registration of the national identity cards.

“I am also directing our local government chairmen to make sure that they form stakeholders committees from ward up to local government that would look into INEC online registration exercise. This is a task that must be accomplished,” he directed.

“Committees for this exercise will soon be inaugurated at the state, emirate, local government and ward levels. We want to see that our people fully in this exercise,” the governor said. (NAN)