Wednesday, 2 December 2015

BayelsaDecides: INEC delivers 52,000 Supplementary Voter Cards ahead of Saturday election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) national chairman, Prof Mohammud Yakubu, in an interview in Yenagoa yesterday, said the commission has put every necessary arrangement in place to conduct a free, fair and credible governorship election in Bayelsa State this Saturday

Yakubu said:

“Whether you are living along the coastline or mainland in Bayelsa and you are a voter, you will not be disenfranchised in the coming poll. We will have a credible poll,” he declared.Prof Yakubu, said

“The supplementary voter cards totalling 52,000 have been supplied this morning and handed over to the Resident Electoral Commission. And we will discuss with the stakeholders on a suitable and effective way of distribution."
“The card readers have passed all verifiable test and challenges. We have insisted that no card reader, no voting. But where incident forms will be used, we have instructed that the voters should be verified through provision of passport photograph and it tallies with picture on the voters card.”

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