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2023 Polls: Over 10 Local Govrts Have Yet To Commence Voting Process
As the 2023 election begins on Saturday, more than 10 Local Governments have yet to start voting as the Independent National Electoral Commission officials have yet to arrive at the voting centres, Tweeps noted.
PIJAlance gathered a few out of the hundreds of Tweets under @Mochievous’ Tweets, stating INEC officials have yet to arrive at some polling centres.
In Abia State, Mouau, oboro II ikwuano, INEC officials are nowhere to be found. Also, polling unit Queens secondary school I and II Enugu. A Tweep noted around 10:47am, INEC officials have yet to be found. Also in Enugu East, ugbo odogwu primary school, Transekulu. “No electoral material… No INEC official…Time is 10:25AM,” a Tweep noted.
“Penthouse estate polling unit kabusa ward, Lugbe, FCT. No INEC official/ materials yet to be around. Here at Michael Okpara university of agriculture Umudike. Nothing deh happen here since morning,” Tweeps noted.
“Uturu, Abia state university
No Inec. Official yet
10:31 am,” and “No INEC officials at Friends Colony Junction, Eti-osa. 10:28am,” Tweeps added.
“Pollling Unit: In Front of Excel College, Ward: OKE-AFA/EJIGBO Local Govt: Oshodi-IsoloKwara, Ilorin South, Tanke, Oke Odo, Jalala. Primary Health Center. There are no INEC officials here yet & it’s 10:59 AM,” a female Tweep noted.
“Ferrero Mountain PU 084, Ungwan Boro, Chikun LGA, Kaduna State. Voters have been out since 8am. INEC Officials not yet in sight as at 10:48am.
“Polling unit 16-04-02-001, Itu Ezinihitte Mbaise, Imo State. No sign of Inec as at 10:45am.
“Obafemi Owode…Orimerunmu OOLG…Ogun State Gbadamosi street polling unit, Ojodu, Lagos.”
A Tweep also said “there are three polling units along the same street and only one of them has INEC officials and materials. We’ve been here since 8 amWe are still waiting for @inecnigeria to come at Tijani Salako Bucknor Estate Oshodi Isolo.”
“Please INEC we are waiting Igbariam, Achara layout Enugu
No INEC people up till now. People are going. Umuchichi council hall Aba Abia state,” a Tweep stated.
“11:00am no INEC officials INEC officials yet arrive at akwuike ward 12 in Enugu as at 11amUniversity of Nigeria Enugu campus. They’re not here yet and it’s 10:41!!!INEC officials are yet to arrive at my polling unit. My Polling unit is Community Primary School Umuoba III Obibi-Uratta I Location: Owerri North, Imo state.”