Sunday, May 28, 2017

Voters Registration To Continue In Borno- INEC says

Voters Registration To Continue In Borno- INEC says

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it has commenced its Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, in five local dispensation areas, LGAs, of Borno, where it had initial challenge of deploying personnel and materials for the exercise.

The INEC National Commissioner, Ahmed Muazu, in description to Sunday in Abuja, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the exercise was stirring proficiently in all the 27 LGAs of the come clean.

INEC had sought the opinion of the Nigerian Air Force in the deployment of personnel and materials required for the conduct of the CVR in Damboa, Chibok, Goza, Bama, and Kala-Balge LGAs of Borno.

The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made the demand behind he led the commissions running to a courtesy visit harshly the Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, upon April 27 in Abuja.

Mr. Muazu said the exercise was now ongoing in the complete one the 774 LGAs across the country, united to the bureau of the Air Force in the way of mammal lift of INEC staff and materials to affected five LGAs of Borno.

The continuous voter registration in Borno commenced the compound hours of daylight subsequently auxiliary states except in five local governments where we had challenge of deployment of staff and materials to INEC offices in affected LGAs.

This made the INEC Chairman, however, visited the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to solicit the Air Force gloves in the sky fresh of materials and personnel to the five LGAs.

The request was graciously resolved instant apportion buzzing acclamation to by the Chief of Air Staff.

The Air Force has tremendously assisted us to commence the exercise in Borno just few days after the nationwide commence of the exercise upon April 27, Mr. Muazu said.

He gathering that the force had as well as been assisting INEC in monitoring the exercise in the make a clean breast.

He deeply praised the Air Force for its well-ventilated gesture demonstrated to the commission towards the enlarge of the countrys electoral process and its democracy.

Asked for the update upon the exercise nationwide, Mr. Muazu said that the exercise has been peaceful and encouraging.

The commission has been addressing the identified challenges and we moreover have a plot for mid-term review of exercise to proffer solutions to the identified problems as the exercise continues.

NAN recalled that INEC had commenced the CVR exercise in each and every one its 774 LGAs office upon April 27.

Mr. Yakubu said that though harmony had been restored to the north-east states and many people had returned to their towns and villages, INEC had challenges in deploying its personnel and materials in five LGAs in Borno.

According to Mr. Yakubu, the challenge of deployment was not in the local running headquarters but the road leading to the local running headquarters.

We attraction to the Air Force, in the attraction of our democracy and father house, to deploy our national assets at your disposal to enable us achieve this loud answerability, Mr. Yakubu said.

Responding, Mr. Abubakar pledged the simulation of the force to embellish back INEC for safe deployment of INECs staff and materials.

He moreover promised the forces promptness to designate abet to INEC in higher elections not deserted in Borno but in any allocation of the country.

Source: (NAN)

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