Saturday, November 16, 2013
Arrested Observers are bonafide and accredited officials – INEC COMMISSIONER
The acclaimed arrested observers who had been released ahead of Anambra elections are bonafide and accredited observers for the upcoming 2013 gubernatorial election coming up in Anambra State.
In a statement released by the INEC Electoral Commissioner of the State; Prof. Onukogu, the arrested observers were released because of their neutrality as bonafide and INEC accredited observers for Anambra gubernatorial elections coming up on Saturday.
Onukogu also warned the mischief makers to stop playing politics with the reality of elections.
Also; Nick Dazang, Head of INEC Publicity Division of the commission has stated that the commission will not take it lightly with anyone that is playing with the intelligence of the personnel of the commission.
He said election would take place in all the 21 local government areas with a total of 1,784,506 registered voters.
For the election, the commission said that the state has a total number of 4,608 polling units and 326 registration areas. Also, Anambra State has 120 Super Registration Centres (RACs) and 6,851 Voting Points.
Dazang said INEC will be deploying 12,622 election officials (permanent and ad hoc) to conduct the election