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INEC Card reader stolen in Zamfara

2015-03-23 09:02
Chairperson of INEC, Attahiru Jega speaks in Abuja as Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies. (AFP)

Gusau - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara lost one card reader during the training of ad-hoc staff in Anka Local Government Area, an official has confirmed.

 Alhaji Garba Galadima, INEC Head of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, who confirmed the incident on Sunday in Gusau, said security agents, were investigating the matter.

Reacting on the issue, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Sunusi Amiru said the police had already arrested some suspects in connection with the stolen machine.

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He said investigation had also commenced to unravel the circumstances behind the missing machine.

Amiru expressed the command's readiness to ensure peaceful election in the state, saying that "we will not tolerate any threat to disrupt election process and we have to ensure full protection of INEC materials".

He called on members of the public to cooperate with security agents and the INEC to ensure successful elections.

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