Edo election: INEC speaks on readiness for Saturday’s ballot, guarantees free, truthful guber

The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, has assured the individuals of Edo State of a free, truthful and credible governorship election on Saturday.

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, within the state, Dr Johnson Sinikiem, gave the peace of mind throughout a stakeholders’ assembly in Benin, the state capital, on Monday, NAN stories.

Sinikiem additionally disclosed that the electoral umpire was prepared for the conduct of the Saturday’s election.

He stated: “We monitored the primaries of the 15 political events, out if which 14 submitted the names of candidates to the fee by the expiration of the deadline.

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“We have now acquired all non-sensitive supplies, and have skilled the assorted classes of employees for the election.

“We have now given out voters’ register to the 14 political events as mandated in Part 20 of the 2010 Electoral Act, as Amended.

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“We have now configured our Sensible Card Readers and have despatched them to electoral officers.

“We have now acquired private protecting gear for our personnel and adhoc employees for COVID-19.

“With barely 5 days to the election, please allow me to say that we’re prepared for the election.

“We’re simply ready for the receipt if delicate supplies this week, after which the election goes on as scheduled.”

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