Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State on Saturday, expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the bye-election in Yobe East Senatorial District.
Buni who poured out his after exercising his franchise at the Bulturi-Yerimari polling unit in Buni-Gari, Gujba Local Government Area of the state, expressed joy that voters are freely participating in the ongoing election after years of Boko Haram insurgency, saying that it is a sign of return of peace in the area.
The governor however asked electorates to conduct themselves peacefully during and after the election.
“So far so good I am impressed with the level of preparation and I am happy with the turnout. People are freely here to exercise their franchise without fear or hindrance.
“That is a very good development especially as this place is one of the displaced communities that we resettled and provided with all the basic necessities.
“You can see peace and tranquillity that they are enjoying, they are going about their normal businesses and that is my joy. My expectation is that the turnout will be successful, hitch free and peaceful,” Buni said.