2023 Election Headline Local News

INEC distributes nonsensitives materials in Nassarawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has commenced distribution of non-sensitive materials to all the 13 local government areas of Nasarawa State ahead of the 2023 general election.

Nasarawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba while inspecting the vehicles hired for conveying the materials from INEC state headquarters in Lafia, said the items were expected to arrive at the local government offices of the commission early enough before the elections.

Dr. Uthman Ajidagba explained that the deployment of the non sensitive materials which is the second level, was to allow timely distribution to Registration Area Centres as well as Electoral Wards across the state.

He noted that as the general election inches closer, INEC had stepped up preparations to ensure hitch free exercise in all the polling units.

The INEC Commissioner pointed out that the non sensitive materials include mats, ballot boxes, voters cubicles and election bags.

Meanwhile, 9, 710 Permanent Voter Cards are yet to be collected in Nasarawa State.

The figure is out of the total number of 122,697 PVCs meant for distribution to eligible voters in the state for the 2023 General Election.

Reporting By Chris Nyamtu;Editing By Marian Benjamin & Daniel Adejo