2023: Stay 300 Meters Away After Voting, INEC Tells Bauchi Electorate

2023: Stay 300 Meters Away After Voting, INEC Tells Bauchi Electorate

From Abdullahi Idris, Bauchi

The Bauchi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mohammed B. Nura has told the electorate to stay away 300 meters after casting their votes at the polling units. 

The Resident Officer gave the warning at the Commission meeting with the security agencies ahead of the presidential and gubernatorial elections at the Yakubu Mohamood Conference Hall, in Bauchi. 

He said that the meeting aimed to table, discuss and plan with the security agencies strategies ahead of the polls across the 20 LGAs to have free, fair, credible and acceptable elections in the State and Nigeria at large. 

“Whenever elections are approaching, the INEC, security agencies and all stakeholders usually come together to table issues and look for ways of overcoming those issues, because security is one of the critical areas in the elections. 

He said that without peace no elections will hold in all parts of the State and the country at large. 

According to him who said that all necessary arrangements have been put in place to conduct Saturday’s Presidential Election in the State. 

Nura said that the Commission had never faced any challenges in the preparation for the 2023 general elections in the State so far. 

He appealed to the electorate to conduct themselves orderly and peacefully during the exercise from beginning to end without causing any problems. 

 “The Bauchi state officer is well prepared and even by tomorrow we’re ever ready to go to the field to conduct the exercise”, 

The meeting has the attendance of all security agencies and other relevant stakeholders.

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