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We are 98 percent ready for Presidential, NASS poll — Bayelsa INEC

By Samuel  Oyadongha,  Yenagoa

THE  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in  Bayelsa  State yesterday declared that the commission was 98  per cent  ready for the presidential and National Assembly elections in the State.

According to the commission, sensitive materials had been dispatched to the Registration Area Centres (RACs) in the eight local government areas of the state.

The materials, which were moved from  INEC  headquarters in  Swali  under the watch of heavily armed security operatives comprising men of the Nigerian police, army,  DSS  and other sister security agencies on Friday were sent to different  RAC  centres  in the state.

Head, Department of  INEC  Voters Education and Publicity, Mr. Wilfred  Ifogah, told newsmen that the commission is 98  per cent  ready for the presidential and national assembly polls. Ifogah  stated that all non-sensitive materials were distributed from Wednesday to the different registration area  centres  in the state.

“Movement of non-sensitive materials and sensitive materials to area offices of  INEC  in the state has been done; we started with non-sensitive ones on Wednesday and it continued until Thursday.


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