The Saturday governorship election in Anambra commenced typically peacefully with an excellent turnout of the electorate in most of the regions in Awka South, Njikoka, and Idemili North Local Government Areas.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the turnout becomes awesome withinside the polling units in Nibo in Awka South, Enugwukwu, and Abagana in Njikoka in addition to Ogidi in Idmili North Local Government Areas.NAN reviews that there has been good enough protection in polling units, streets, and roads in the regions.
Voting started in Umuaka Town Hall Ward 001 and Ward 0.5 each in Nibo at approximately nine a.m as the electorate has been being authorized with the card reader operating effectively. The exercising took off peacefully in Ogidi at nine a.m. too. At Onua Square, Abagana, Emmanuel Akaogu instructed NAN that there has been a preliminary hiccup due to the fact the card reader was now no longer identifying his fingerprint, including that he later voted.
He stated that the safety arrangement was “superb” and praised INEC and safety operatives for the arrangement. Mr. Obi Ilochi, who voted at Ogidi Town Hall Ward 0.5, stated he became satisfied that the authorities were able to offer conducive surroundings for humans to take part in the election.“We are satisfied that the entire vicinity is non-violent as it could be terrible for Anambra to be the primary kingdom to record constitutional disaster due to not having an election in our area”, he stated.
It might be recalled that Police had stated that it made water-tight safety arrangements throughout the areas for the poll. (NAN)