Following a week-long sit-at-home order declared through the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) forward of the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, the State Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji has stated the gang recent order might threaten its arrangements for the ballot.
Orji also said attacks on INEC facilities in the state on May 23 were a source of worry to the commission, especially as it strives to achieve huge success in the poll.
He additionally disclosed that the commission had thus far recruited and mobilised about 25, 000 Advert hoc body of workers that would man the 5,720 polling units in the state.
He spoke in a while after the hole rite of the Election Tracking and Strengthen Centre (EMSC) AMBER Zone Implementers Workshop held within the state.
“Our arrangements are on the right track, even with all of the demanding situations we face, such because the assaults on our state administrative center on Might 23rd and the Sit down-At-House order, which is consuming into our arrangements.
“However we’re doing our perfect to make sure that we conquer those demanding situations and we will be able to most effective urge the general public to be legislation abiding to be able to reach the specified electoral good fortune within the state,” he stated.
Orji, disregarded claims through some stakeholders that the fee’s previous resolution to provide non- delicate fabrics for the election from its Southeastern zonal retailer in Owerri, Imo, would jeopardise the graceful habits of the ballot.
Orji stated the decision of the fee to deliver all of the wanted fabrics for the ballot all the way down to Awka remained unshaken, mentioning that the broken buildings on the INEC headquarters had been being restored.
“The delicate fabrics will move to the Central Financial institution of Nigeria department in Awka. However we aren’t speaking about delicate fabrics right here. So there is not any want for the alarm being raised.
“The fee is operating in keeping with plans to position all issues in position through the tip of this month.
“Election procedure is one thing that should not have room for errors. We ensure that within the strategy of making ready for election, all which are wanted could be on floor”, he stated.