We’re Equipped For Saturday’s Polls – INEC Chairman

We’re Equipped For Saturday’s Polls – INEC Chairman

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmood, has stated that this time around the commission is fully prepared and ready for this Saturday, February 23rd and March 9th elections.

While speaking at a press conference in Abuja yesterday February 20th, the INEC Chairman stated that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday, February 21st.

Mahmood also added that the commission has completed the configuration of the Smart Card Readers (SCRs) which will be used for the accreditation of voters during the elections.

Yakubu denied claims that election materials are missing in some states in Nigeria. He said all the materials that have been transported to some state are in well-secured places. The election was postponed last Saturday, February 16th due to logistics.

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