EDO 2020 - Latest News - September 16, 2020

Edo 2020: Sensitive INEC materials arrive Benin

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The Independent Nation Electoral Commission (INEC) has moved sensitive materials for Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.

The commission’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity in Edo, Mr Timidi Wariowei, confirmed the arrival of the materials to newsmen.

“The materials for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election have arrived the CBN.

“We just went and inspected the sensitive materials in cartons, the ballot papers, and the results sheets.

“And just now, the Braille ballot guide for persons with disabilities especially the visually-impaired just arrived.

“We are set for the election. From tomorrow morning (September 17), as early as 7.30 a.m., we will start the distribution to various Local Government Areas,” he added.

Also, Mr Kelly Ogbaloi, the state chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council, said party agents were invited by INEC to inspect the materials at the CBN.

“Everything is intact, we just inspected the materials and we are satisfied,” he said.

Mr Paul James, the Programme Manager, Yiaga Africa, an election monitoring group, said the group was invited by INEC to inspect the sensitive materials at the CBN office.

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