With multi week to the November 6 governorship political decision in Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said 86 out of the 5,720 Polling Units in the state have no citizens.
The commission, nonetheless, said it would not send work force and materials to the surveying units without electors. The executive of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at an uncommon consultative gathering with ideological groups in Abuja.
As indicated by him, 894 addressing 15.6 percent of the surveying units have somewhere in the range of 1 and 49 electors.
Yakubu said, “Justifiably, the electors have additionally been more careful in requesting an exchange to surveying units. Simultaneously, the commission didn’t utilize its forces under Section 42 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as altered) to distribute citizens to the new surveying units to limit the interruptions that might happen from such a choice given the impending governorship political race.
“Thusly, out of the 5,720 surveying units in Anambra State, 86; 1.5 percent have no electors. Therefore, the commission won’t send work force and materials to these surveying units. Besides, 894 addressing 15.6 percent of the surveying units have somewhere in the range of 1 and 49 citizens. The political decision will hold in these surveying units.”
The INEC manager communicated the commission’s obligation to work with partners to guarantee that all surveying units have citizens assigned to them in front of the 2023 general political decision.
Talking on the commission’s groundwork for the political decision, Yakubu said that all non-touchy materials had been moved to the 21 Local Government Areas of the State.
He said the Central Bank of Nigeria was dealing with the conveyance of delicate materials to the State on time.
“Our State office in Awka is masterminding partners to review the materials at the premises of the CBN in Awka. Similar to the case in all decisions, the delicate materials are moved under security escort to every Local Government Area from where they are conveyed to the Registration Areas or Wards lastly to Polling Units on Election Day”, he added.
The INEC executive encouraged ideological groups to introduce their representatives to be on the ground for the investigation of the materials at the CBN.