Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has expressed his optimism on the conduct of a free and fair election in Edo State by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC).

Governor Ganduje, who is the head of the All Progressive Congress (APC) campaign council for the Edo State governorship election made this statement when he arrived in Benin city ahead of the September 19 Governorship election in the State.

While speaking with journalists in the state capital, Ganduje expressed confidence in the ability of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to deliver on his campaign promises.

He urged residents to come out en masse to vote for the APC as the party prepares to develop the state further.