INEC Chair Raises Fresh Concerns, Say November 6th Election Would Hold In Anambra State
Fresh concerns has been raised about the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
The INEC Boss who raised this concern during an emergency meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security – (ICCES) organized by the electoral umpire noted despite the deteriorating security situation in the State, the election will go ahead as planned.
Also speaking during the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee meeting the National Security Adviser, Babagana Moguno, gave assurances that the elections won’t be truncated despite the scary security situation in the South Eastern State of Anambra ahead of the November 6th election.
Speaking further, Professor Yakubu disclosed that though the commission had almost fully recovered from attacks on its facilities and vital materials partly because it had sourced some of these materials such as the 326 electric generators and vehicles destroyed in the attack from neighboring states.
He also said that the determination of the presidency has already been translated into action by the recent joint Military operation code-named “Golden Dawn” in the South-East as well as other security operations across the country.
It would be recalled that in May Anambra INEC State Office at Awka was attacked and all the non-sensitive materials assembled for the election at the time were destroyed.
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