BY GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE
BENIN –The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State yesterday commenced the distribution of sensitive materials for the election throughout the 18 local government areas of the state.
The distribution of the materials which began at about 10.00 a.m. yesterday at the Benin branch of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The electoral materials were transported in articulated trucks and accompanied by some buses conveying security personnel, Electoral Officers and political party agents.
Mr. Timidi Wariowei, the Head of Voter Education and Publicity in Edo INEC, told newsmen that the first set of materials were moved to Uhunmwonde, Owan East, Owan West and Akoko-Edo local government areas of the state.
“The second batch of materials went to Etsako East, Etsako West and Etsako Central local government areas.
“The third batch also went to Esan West, Esan Central, Esan North East, Esan South East and Igueben local government area of the state respectively.
” We have so far distributed materials to 17 local government areas and the last truck will be going to Oredo local government area”.