Distribution of sensitive electoral materials begin in Imo


Ahead of Saturday’s governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced distribution of sensitive electoral materials in Imo State.

Briefing journalists at the Central Bank of Nigeria’s branch in Owerri, the Imo state capital where distribution to all 27 Local Government Areas of the State commenced on Thursday, Southeast National Commissioner, Kenneth Ukeagu said INEC was ready for Saturday’s poll assuring that elections would take place in all the local government areas as topmost security has been assured by operatives.

According to him, with the commission on top of its plans for the election, he doesn’t foresee any hitch adding that INEC staff members had been trained and charged to discharge their responsibilities professionally during the poll.

Ukeagu furtther urged the electorate in the state to come out enmasse to elect a governor of their choice on Saturday.

He said, “We are ready for the election. We are distributing sensitive materials to all the LGAs in the state because elections will take place in all the LGAs in the state. We have received assurance from the security agents for the provision of adequate security during and after the election.

“On our part, we are ready and on top of our plans. The people of the state have to come out on Saturday and elect a governor of their choice.”

Materials distributed were the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System machines, ballot papers and result sheets for the election in the 27 LGAs.

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