INEC fixes Aba North/South constituency poll for March 27


Aba North/South constituency poll, INEC

By Clifford Ndujihe

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will conduct the Aba North/South Federal Constituency bye-election on March 27.

Declaring its readiness for the Aba election, yesterday, few days after violence and loss of lives aborted a similar exercise in Ekiti, the Commission said it has firmed up its preparations for the election.

“A total of 498,390 registered voters are expected to cast their ballots at 609 polling units spread across 24 Registration Areas (RAs) in the two Local Government Areas of the Constituency. The Commission will deploy over 2,970 officials for the election,” it said in a statement by Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee.

“All the non-sensitive materials required for the conduct of the election at the two Local Government Areas of the Constituency have been delivered and batched according to the Registration Areas. All the ad-hoc staff required for the conduct of…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper