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Insecurity: INEC express worries over Anambra governorship election



The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed its worries about insecurity because it prepares for Anambra State governorship election slated for November 6, 2021.

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, expressed the issues throughout a lecture on the 2021 annual Abubakar Momoh Memorial Lecture organised by The Election Institute (TEI).

Yakubu stated INEC was additionally frightened concerning the on-going safety challenges nationwide as there have been quite a few assaults on the Commission’s places of work and properties all over the nation.

“We are significantly involved on the influence of this problem when the bodily registrations start on the 2,673 Registration Centres quickly.


“We are additionally deeply involved concerning the security of electoral officers much more than we’re concerning the safety of our property and supplies.

“Also, we’ve expressed issues concerning the Anambra governorship election that’s scheduled for Nov. 6, particularly following the assault on the top workplace in Anambra.

“However, the Commission, in collaboration with all stakeholders is set to deal with this problem.

“The Nigerian public should personal the need for democracy and peaceable conduct of elections,’’ he stated.


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Insecurity: INEC express worries over Anambra governorship election

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