By-elections: INEC worries over disruptions in Akwa Ibom, Enugu, Kano

by ianburbank18

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over reported disruption of processes by thugs hijacking election materials in some locations in Akwa Ibom, Enugu and Kano states. 

The commission said this on Saturday in a post on its verified X handle.

Daily Trust reports that a total of 4,613,291 Nigerians who have collected their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) are expected to participate in the ongoing by-elections to replace members who died or resigned their memberships of the national and state assemblies or as a result of courts’ order.

The elections involved 26 states of the federation, including in nine states, where two senators, four members of the House of Representatives and three members of State Houses of Assembly will be elected to replace members of the national and state assemblies.

My experience in negotiation, rescue of Nabeeha’s sisters – Uncle

N5trn highway breach: Court adjourns suit against FG to May 2

“Generally, polls opened promptly and accreditation going on smoothly in the 8,934 PUs in 26 states involved in today’s by-elections and re-run elections.

“However, we are monitoring reported disruption of processes by acts of thuggery and hijacking of materials in some locations in Akwa Ibom, Enugu and Kano states.

“In Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State, we are investigating reported incidents in Village Hall, EdemUrua 003 in Ini LGA and Village Hall Mbiabong Ikot Udo 003 in Ikono LGA.

“In Enugu South 1 State Constituency of Enugu State, we are investigating reports of disruption in 8 Polling Units in Uwani West Ward.

“In Kunchi/Tsanyawa State Constituencies of Kano State, processes have been disrupted in Kunchi Local Government Area involving 10 PUs,” the commission said.

It promised to provide regular updates on the situation of the elections.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

multipurpose site for ROV ,drone services,mineral ores,ingots,agro commodities-oils,pulses,fatty acid distillate,rice,tomato concentrate,animal waste -gallstones,maggot feed ,general purpose niche -consumer goods,consumer electronics and all .Compedium of news around the world,businesses,ecommerce ,mineral,machines promotion and affiliation and just name it ...
multipurpose site for ROV ,drone services,mineral ores,ingots,agro commodities-oils,pulses,fatty acid distillate,rice,tomato concentrate,animal waste -gallstones,maggot feed ,general purpose niche -consumer goods,consumer electronics and all .Compedium of news around the world,businesses,ecommerce ,mineral,machines promotion and affiliation and just name it ...

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy