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Local Govt Election: BSIEC dispatches sensitive materials to 20 LGAs
Sensitive materials at the BASIEC ready for distribution to 20 local government areas.

Local Govt Election: BSIEC dispatches sensitive materials to 20 LGAs

Local Govt Election: BSIEC dispatches sensitive materials to 20 LGAs

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Bauchi state Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), on Thursday, commenced the distribution of sensitive materials for the conduct of local government election in 20 LGAs.

Alhaji Tata Umar, the chairman of BSEIC, while distributing the sensitive materials to electoral officers and securities in Bauchi said the election is going to be hitch-free.

He said in the last three days the commission has distributed non sensitive materials across all the 20 Local Government areas of the state.

Umar assured that every necessary steps for a free, fair and acceptable election have been put in place.

“Aside from any unforeseen circumstances, the exercise will be hitch-free.

“The party agents and observers were present in the premises to have a personal observation of the materials and subsequent distribution to the LGAs,” he said.

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According to him, he is gladden with the presence of stakeholders, house committee members on electoral matters among others.

“As you can see, we are fully ready for the election. This is the high point of our preparation, that is, moving the materials to local government areas,” He said.

Umar warned all personnel recruited for the exercise to ensure that rules and regulations were followed, saying if “Found wanting will be dealt with in line with the relevant laws guiding electoral process.

He however pointed out that, 12,000 face masks have been procured by the commission and distributed to all personnel.

“That will be used for the conduct of the exercise stressing that COVID-19 pandemic protocol will be adhered to during the exercise,”

It could be recalled the electoral Commission has scheduled Saturday the October 17, for the 20 council polls

Local Govt Election: BSIEC dispatches sensitive materials to 20 LGAs

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