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INEC distributes sensitive election materials in Ondo


INEC distributes sensitive election materials in Ondo

By Odunayo Odeja

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ondo State, has distributed the sensitive materials for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

The distribution started under tight security at the Central Bank of Nigeria in the State.

The exercise was conducted in the presence of political party representatives, journalists and security agents.

The materials were distributed to INEC’s local government offices across the eighteen local government areas of the state.

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Also, the Bimodal Voter Accreditation Systems (BVAS) as part of the sensitive materials were distributed at the INEC office, while other distributed sensitive materials at the CBN include ballot papers, result sheets, and register sheets among others.

Distributing the materials, the Acting Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Oyekola Oyelami, said the distribution was part of the process of the 2023 general election in the state.

Oyelami, who said that BVAS was equally distributed, explained that the materials would be led by the security agencies to various local governments.

The Acting REC, who is also the Administrative Secretary of the Commission said the commission has enough fuel and vehicles to take the materials to all various Local Government Areas of the state.

“We have enough fuel and vehicles to take the materials to the 18 Local Government Areas of Ondo State.

“So, as we speak, our electoral officers are at the local governments to receive the materials.

“So far, so good, we are ready to go with the election on February 25.

Speaking with newsmen, the State Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Prince Olaoluwa Adesanya, expressed satisfaction with the distribution process of the sensitive materials to the local government offices of the Commission.

Adesanya, who is also State Chairman of Action Peoples Party (APP), affirmed confidence in INEC’s assurance to ensure the materials arrive at the polling units across all local councils before the commencement of the voting at 8:30 am on the election day.

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