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Adamawa supplementary election: INEC distributes sensitive materials


Adamawa supplementary election: INEC distributes sensitive materials

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Adamawa has distributed sensitive materials for the conduct of Governorship and State Assembly supplementary elections in 20 affected local government areas.

Speaking to newsmen during the distribution on Friday in Yola, Mr Hudu Ari, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), said the elections would be conducted in 69 polling units with 36,935 registered voters.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commission had declared the governorship election held on March 18 in the state as inconclusive due to some irregularities.

According to him, the sensitive materials include the BVAS and other essential materials.

”All will reach the affected areas on Friday for the election on April 15. We have prepared very well for the conduct of the election to be free, fair and credible.

“Today, we are distributing sensitive materials, before then we held stakeholders and security meetings to ensure peaceful conduct before, during and after the election,” he said.

Ari also said the affected LGAs for the conduct of the state assembly elections include Girei, Gombi, Numan and Toungo.

He explained that the collation process would be the same as in previous elections.