THE Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, on Friday hinted that the umpire would take delivery of sensitive materials which include ballot papers, etc for the September 22 governorship poll in the state from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osogbo branch by next week Thursday.
He declared that the sensitive materials, which would be used by the commission for the conduct of the poll would be tracked with devices from the point of delivery, including vehicles conveying them to all the destinations in all the local governments in the state.
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Making these disclosures, while holding meeting with religion leaders of Christians and Muslim faiths, Agbaje stated that “on the 20th of September, we would collect sensitive materials from the CBN. After the collation of the sensitive materials, it would be moved with vehicles to Registration Area Centres (RAC)”, adding that “all the vehicles would be tracked to their respective destinations.”
According to Agbaje, “the commission has done very well in meeting with various groups, security agencies, traditional rulers and the media. We feel that we need to meet with you people, who have been praying for us. This state has been very peaceful. There cannot be meaningful development when there is no atmosphere of peace.”
The parley was attended by the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Osun, Reverend Father Matthew Okodua and the representatives of Chief Imam of Osogbo, Sheik Musa Animasahun, Alhaji Salam Akinwumi.
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