Saturday, 16 November 2019 03:42

INEC despatches sensitive materials for Kogi poll

Ready to go: a truck taking out polling materials in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has dispatched both sensitive and non-sensitive materials to the Registration Area Centres (RACs) in Kogi for today’s election.


The centres at the ward levels are located in Mopamuro, Kabba/Bunu and Yagba East Local Government Areas of the state.


Vehicles conveying both sensitive and non-sensitive materials left INEC state headquarters at Mopa to the RACs at about 4 p.m. on Friday.

The materials arrived safe at some RACs in Amuro, comprising Amuro Community Secondary School (ACSS) Amuro with three wards, namely Ward 06, Ward 09 and Ward 10 of Orokere, Aiyeteju, Aiyede communities.

Materials leaving INEC headquarters in Lokoja

Ballot boxes loaded on pick-ups


Mr Folorunsho Aje, the RAC Manager of Aiyeteju Ward 09 and Mrs Dorcas Aiyegbajeje, the RAC Manager of Wards 06 and 10, confirmed that all the materials were successfully delivered at the RACs.

Both Aje and Aiyegbajeje commended INEC for the timely distribution of the materials, accompanied by security personnel.

INEC officials in Kogi going to polling duties on water



The atmosphere at some RACs visited was peaceful, while two armed police personnel were seen on ground at each RAC visited.

Governorship election would be held across the 21 LGAs of Kogi, while National Assembly re-run election would also hold in Kogi West senatorial district, simultaneously on Saturday.



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