Anambra guber: Senate INEC committee speaks on November 18 election date

Senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, November 10, said Anambra governorship election will hold on November 18 as scheduled. 

Senator Suleiman Nasif, committee chairman of the committee, made this known when he led members of the committee to a meeting with INEC officials, chairmen and secretaries of various political parties in Awka. According to a report, Nkwachukwu Orji, the resident electoral commissioner in the state, said the commission was ready for the election as planned. 

Orji assured that all activities to make the electoral process possible had been done. He reiterated the commitment of the commission to conduct free, fair, credible and acceptable election to the people of the state and urged the voters to participate effectively in the election. the resident electoral commissioner said Anambra ranked second in the country in terms of collection of permanent voter’s cards (PVCs).

According to him, the commission will be deploying field technical officers who will handle any challenge arising from the malfunctioning of the card readers. He also said that the commission would be deploying one card reader machine per voting point. 
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