The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Acting Chairman, Mrs Amina Zakari, has announced that the commission had begun the production and procurement of materials for upcoming Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
This was made known on Friday in Lokoja during the opening of a one-day stakeholders’ forum on the elections.
Zakari, who was represented by Secretary of the commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu, said that training of personnel for the conduct of the polls had also begun.
She said that Continuous Voter Registration for persons who just attained 18 years and those who missed the last exercise would be conducted before the elections.
She reiterated that only those who had permanent voter card would be eligible to vote in the elections, and urged political parties and other stakeholders to mobilize the people to come out for the exercise.
“The commission will be fair, impartial and transparent and provide a level playing field to all contestants,” Zakari stated.