Abia State INEC confirms readiness for Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections



Abia State Independent National Electoral commission says it has taken adequate measures to ensure that the shortcomings recorded during the last presidential and national assembly election in the state will not be repeated

The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Joseph Iloh who disclosed this in Umuahia during a stakeholders meeting which had in attendance security chiefs and leaders of political parties in the state, noted that the Commission will also conduct rerun elections in affected areas for Abia South Senatorial district as well as Aba North and South Federal Constituency seat.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abia State command has assured Abians, INEC officials, and all critical Government infrastructures of adequate protection before, during and after the Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections on Saturday.

The State Commandant of the commission Bar. Nnamdi Nwannukwu who stated this yesterday in Umuahia while interacting with our Correspondent Godwin Ike, called on all parties and their supporters to shun violence as no one or group caught in the act of disrupting the peaceful conduct of the poll will be spared.