INEC delivers non-sensitive materials to Anambra Ahead of November 6th gubernatorial elections

Written by on October 21, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have said non-sensitive materials for the Anambra governorship election have been delivered in readiness for the November 6 election.

The Commission also expressed satisfaction with the current level of preparation that has been achieved.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye disclosed that the Commission has successfully implemented 12 out of the 14 activities in their timetable and schedule of activities for the election.

 

 

According to the statement: “So far, the Commission has successfully implemented 12 out of 14 activities in the Timetable and Schedule of Activities. The Commission has today published the Notice of Poll at its State and all the Local Government offices in Anambra State.

It added: “In the same vein, today is the last day for the submission of names of polling agents by political parties. By Section 45 of the Electoral Act, each political party may by notice in writing addressed to the Electoral Officer of the Local Government, appoint a polling agent for each polling unit and collation center.

 

 

Professor Mahmood Yakubu. INEC Chairman

 

“The notice shall set out the name and address of the polling agent, accompanied by two passport photographs of each polling agent, and sample signature of the agent at least 14 days before the date fixed for the election.

“Political parties are strongly advised to adhere strictly to the law and the guidelines for the deployment of polling agents. Only duly accredited polling agents will be allowed to operate at the polling units and collation centers.

“The Commission is satisfied with the current level of preparations. Virtually all non-sensitive materials have been delivered in readiness for the election. The training of ad-hoc staff is also going on as scheduled.”

 

Dolupo Balogun


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