By Chinedu Adonu
ENUGU—INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission, INEC said it used the yuletide period to sensitise residents of Enugu State in rural communities on the need to participate actively in governance.
INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Enugu State, Mr Emeka Ononamadu, told newsmen on Sunday that INEC engaged in a massive rural communities’ sensitisation knowing that during yuletide you get massive numbers of indigenes around their communities.
Ononamadu said that the sensitisation centered on Continuous Voters’ Register, CVR, need for collection of Permanent Voters Card, PVC, conduct on Election Day and the need to hold elected public office holders accountable.
“The sensitisation we took to several communities within Udi, Ezeagu and Uzo-Uwani council areas during the yuletide, yielded much fruit as it helped to increase the number of registration in the on-going CVR exercise in the state,” he said.