Rain, late delivery of materials mar Rivers council polls

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FILE PHOTO: NYSC members with ballots paperPhoto: Idowu Ogunleye
Late arrival of election materials and heavy rain have affected the accreditation of voters for the local government elections in Rivers on Saturday.
NAN reports that the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) is conducting elections in 22 of the 23 local governments of the state.
NAN also reports that the morning rain made it impossible for voters to reach polling units, forcing those already out to either leave the units or take shelter somewhere.
The SIEC Chairman, Prof. Augustine Ahiauzu, said in Port Harcourt that accreditation of voters would commence at 9 a.m. and end …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper