A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - Samuel Madaki Usman, Residential Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Borno State chapter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced that the State is ready to host the Presidential and National Assembly elections today.
Speaking at a press briefing at the INEC offices in Maiduguri, Madaki revealed that all sensitive and non-sensitive materials have been distributed throughout the state, Vanguard reports.
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In addition, the REC has named Maiduguri, Jere, Magumeri, Bayo, Kwayakusar, Shani, Damboa and Chibok LGAs as safer areas to conduct the polls, while the other 16 LGAs that have been classified as volatile are to conduct their elections at various IDP camps in Maiduguri.
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