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Bauchi electoral commission distributes materials for Saturday local government elections

BASIEC Chairman distributing sensitive materials for Saturday LG elections

By Akanji Alowolodu, Bauchi

Ahead of tomorrow’s local government elections, Bauchi State Independent Electoral Commission (BASIEC) has distributed sensitive and non sensitive materials to all the 20 LGAs in the state with assurance that the Commission is ready for the exercise.

While distributing the materials on Thursday, Chairman of BASIEC, Alhaji Tata Umar assured that every necessary steps for a free, fair and acceptable election have been put in place saying that, aside from any unforseen circumstances, the exercise will be hitch-free.

Umar warned all personnel recruited for the exercise to ensure that the rules and regulations are strictly adhered to declaring that anyone found wanting will be dealt with in accordance with the law of the country.

He then declared that the Commission has procured 12,000 face masks to be distributed to all personnel that will be used to conduct the exercise stressing that COVID-19 pandemic protocol will be adhered to during the exercise.

The BASIEC Chairman also warned party agents to be law abiding during the conduct of the exercise stressing that the Commission has put in place every necessary steps to ensure that the exercise was conducted freely and fairly.

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