THE INEC State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, has assured that the Commission has received all the materials needed for the coming Governorship election in the state including card reader machines.
Dr Orji disclosed this to newsmen after INEC Inter Agency Consultative Committee Meeting on Election Security, at the INEC state Headquarters, Awka.
Dr Orji explained that the meeting is a follow up to a previous meeting they had in September to take stock of what they are doing in preparation for the election as it concerns INEC and security agencies.
He said that the committee had fruitful deliberation on various issues including recruitment and deployment among others, adding that they would be meeting more regularly as election approaches, assuring the public that INEC is ready for the election as according to him, the card readers are already tested and in their custody.
Dr Orji enjoined eligible voters yet to collect their permanent voter’s cards to go to INEC offices to check and collect them.
Also speaking, the State Police Commissioner, Mr Garba Umar, assured people of the state adequate security in the forthcoming gubernatorial election as according to him the security agencies are fully prepared, calling on eligible voters to come out en-mass to cast their vote come November 18th without fear of molestation.