The Independent National Electoral Commissioner in Gombe has commenced the distribution of sensitive election materials to the 11 local government areas in the state ahead of 23 February 2019 Saturday’s general elections.
The Public Relation Officer in the state, Mr Mohorret Bigun disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Gombe. He said the exercise commenced Thursday across all the state’s 11 local government areas.
He added that the election materials would arrive at all local government area headquarters, in time from where they will be sorted to ward levels and then polling units.
He said that the Smart Card Readers have been fully configured and their batteries, including spares, are being charged before they are distributed to local polling points.
“The timely and transparent distribution of sensitive materials to the various local government area showed that the commission was willing and prepared to conduct free, fair and credible elections in Gombe state’’, he said.