Nizhny Novgorod Governor spoke about the importance of voter support

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovicha in potamanthidae Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin at the inauguration ceremony in the armorial hall of Nizhny Novgorod fair. 26 Sep 2018Nizhny Novgorod Governor spoke about the importance of voter support© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovana the image Bank

Governor of Nizhny Novgorod, Gleb Nikitin said that the status of acting did not prevent him to work, but popular support in the elections instilled confidence in the correctness of developments in the region.

Nikitin on the election results September 9, scored 67,75% of the vote. The turnout was 40,51%. Early choice of a Governor was appointed on September 9 after the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 26 September 2017 signed a decree on early termination of powers of Valery Shantsev and appointed Nikitina, acting head of the region. Nikitin assumed the position of Governor 26 September 2018, having been in the status of «acting» a year.

«I can’t say that the prefix «acting», I strongly hindered. People took, the team lined up, the work went quite smoothly, managed to perform a lot of task to successfully conduct a number of major events. A year ago, the President gave me confidence. Now trust me and Nizhny Novgorod. And when you touch my sleeve saying, «Come on, we believe you!» is a special feeling given to you responsibility. Of course, this gives us more confidence that you can change the environment, you are given the mandate by people who believe you,» said Nikitin in an interview with RIA Novosti.

He called the work status of the elected Governor’s «start new path».