Yari made this known at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the State Independent Electoral Commission (ZASIEC) on Monday in Gusau.
The governor was represented by the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Bello Dankande, NAN reports.
He said that the state was ever ready to support the commission to conduct free, fair and peaceful council elections.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commission had fixed the councils’ election for April 27.
NAN also reports that the tenure of office of the 14 local government chairmen had expired on Jan. 2, but was extended to May 2 by the State House of Assembly.
The governor said: “As we are all aware, both State and Federal Governments are working hard to end banditry in this state and positive results are being recorded.
“We are hoping that before the day of the election more successes would be achieved.
“I want to urge security agencies in the state to redouble their efforts to improve peace and stability in the state.“
Yari said government had provided all that were required by the commission for the elections, urging it to work toward meeting the people’s expectations.
He urged political parties in the state to present competent, credible and qualified candidates for the elections.
Yari appealed to communities in the state to cooperate with the government for successful conduct of the election.
Many feared dead, others injured as two-storey building collapses in Jos
The building, which is located in a busy commercial area of Jos North, collapsed Monday evening.
When DAILY POST correspondent got to the scene of the incident, there was pandemonium, even as efforts were being made to rescue those trapped.
However, security operatives have cordoned off the area to prevent hoodlums from looting people’s belongings.
When DAILY POST contacted the spokesman of the State Police Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, he said they were aware of the incident, but cannot give any casualty figure.
“I’m waiting for a detailed information from the Divisional Police Officer of the area, so will get back to you when I get it,” he said.
Yadda ‘yan bindiga 300 suka far wa kauyukan Katsina | BBC Hausa
Rundunar ‘yan sandan jihar ta Katsina, ta ce yan bindiga kimanin 300 ne suka far wa kauyuka uku na Kirtawa da Kinfau da Zamfarawan Madogara da ke yankunan kananan hukumomin Batsari da Safana.
A wata sanarwa, mai magana da yawun rundunar ‘yan sandan, DSP Gambo Isah ya ce hare-haren da aka kai ranar Asabar, sun yi sandiyyar mutuwar mutum 10, inda kuma aka jikkata mutum biyar.
DSP Gambo Isah ya kuma ce ‘yan bindigar sun rika harbin kan mai uwa da wabi inda suka tarwatsa mutanen kauyen.
Sanarwar ta kara da cewa maharan sun cinna wa ababan hawa wuta,bayan sun kora shanun da ba a san adadinsu ba.
Wani wanda harin ya rutsa da shi a kauyen Zamfarawan Madogara ya bayyana wa Sani Aliyu yadda lamarin ya auku.
Wannan bawan Allah ya kara da kokawa dangane da yadda ‘yan bindiga ke satar mata a duk lokacin da suka kai hare-hare kauyukan nasu.
Buhari, APC, INEC reject Atiku, PDP’s move to play rigging video in court
The Nation reports that their lawyers objected when the petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN) invited Atiku’s Media Aide, Segun Showunmi, through whom Uche intended to play the video recordings and tender about 48 documents.
But, Alex. Izinyon (SAN), for Buhari; Adeniyi Akintola (SAN); and Yunus Usman (SAN), for INEC kicked on on the grounds that the petitioners did not front-load the items as required under the Electoral Act.
Tribunal Chairman, Justice Mohammed Garba, then stood down proceedings to consider arguments by parties and rule on whether or not to allow the document and video recordings.
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