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Vote 2019: Abubakar Bello disowns supporters placing posters in public

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, has disowned supporters placing his posters across the state, urging him to re-contest the 2019 elections.

The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Jonathan Vasta, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Minna.

“The governor and the entire government of Niger state are dissociating themselves from such outright contraventions that are not in the character of the administration in the state.

“The governor believes in the rule of law and will not support placing of posters in form of campaign when INEC the body constitutionally empowered to give such go ahead has not done so.’’

Vatsa said that Bello would not encourage such distraction when he was occupied with delivering the dividends of democracy to the people as promised during his campaigns.

—Premium Times