News Edo election: Presiding officers, observer commend electoral process

-

- Advertisment -

Edo election: Presiding officers, observer commend electoral process

News Edo election: Presiding officers, observer commend electoral process

The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.6

Some Presiding Officers in the Sept.19, governorship election in Edo and an international Observer team, Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, have commended the peaceful electoral process in Oredo Ward 4.

They gave the commendation at the on-going governorship election on Saturday in Benin.

Newsmen report that the Oredo Ward 4 is the voting point of the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki.

A presiding officer in the Ward 4 polling unit 25, Jonathan Ayo, commended the electorate for conducting themselves peacefully and in an orderly manner during accreditation and voting.

According to him, the process so far has been smooth, with everything working well.

”The card readers are working perfectly well today; we have not had any issue of failure of card reader today.

“The voters are conducting themselves very well too and everything is going on smoothly and we thank God for that,” he said.

Another Presiding officer in the ward, Blessing Mbagwu, stated that everything was going on well t as expected except for the aged people whose accreditation processes constituted a slight delay.

She said that the delay was based on the inability of the card readers to capture their thumbs.

“But outside that, everything is fine, with 10 seconds we are done with reading the thumbs,” She said.

Also speaking, an observer, Mr Ekperobe Bigman, of the Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, commended the INEC over prompt distribution of electoral materials, both sensitive and non-sensitive ones.

“INEC has done its beat and it is quite commendable, the commencement of the exercise is also commendable, as you can see the large turnout of voters in the ward.

“On the part of security too, they are well on the ground to ensure peaceful polls,” he said.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Updates

Pep Guardiola blast Leicester City tactics after 5-2 defeat

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has blasted Leicester City tactics following his team 5-2 defeat against the Foxes.Manchester City...

Jurgen Klopp: Thiago Alcantara is a really interesting package

Thiago Alcantara is “still a kid” when he has possession of the ball, according to Jurgen Klopp, who says...

Super Eagles new boy stars as Hoffenheim thrash Bayern Munich

Nigeria’s new defender Kevin Akpoguma helped his club Hoffenheim to record an emphatic 4 – 1 win over Bayern...

Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty on Inter Miami debut

Gonzalo Higuain produced a horrendous penalty miss on what was a disastrous debut for Inter Miami.The well-travelled Argentine striker...
- Advertisement -

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go...

Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you