Bayelsa election: INEC to begin distribution of sensitive materials on Friday

INEC official says the materials will start leaving Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Yenagoa by 7 a.m. on Friday.

For Illustrative purposes: Members of the NYSC as INEC ad-hoc staff at a polling unit in Victoria Island (Pulse)

Mr Wilfred Ifogah, INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, made this known on Thursday in Yenagoa in a message to journalists.

According to him, sensitive materials will start leaving Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Yenagoa by 7 00 a.m., on Friday to Registration Area Centre (RACs) across the state.

The sensitive materials include: ballot boxes, papers, card reader machines, inks among others,” he said.

Mr Monday Udoh, the state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) urged members of Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC) in the state to observe movement of the materials across the state.

“The materials are safe and secured at the CBN; IPAC would like go and observe them,” he said.

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