Anambra re-run : Transporters, Corps members abandon duties



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Anambra re-run: Transporters, Corps members abandon INEC duties

Francis Onyeukwu

Some transporters engaged to maneuver supplies for Anambra Central re-run election in Idemili North Local Government Area,  deserted the project as a result of the half cost they got had been inadequate, Mr Ayeleso Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer stated.

Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer in-charge of Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, informed NAN at Ogidi on Saturday that each one supplies for the election had been presupposed to have be moved to polling items at 5 a.m on Saturday.

Olutope regretted the hitches recorded, noting that whereas some transporters conveyed the supplies, some refused on the grounds that the half cost had been inadequate for the job.

He additionally stated that some NYSC member engaged as ad-hoc employees additionally demanded that their stipend be paid earlier than they begin work.

The corps members claimed that a few of their colleagues have obtained alert from their banks for the election obligation whereas they didn’t get.


A transporter, who gave his title as Johnson Uchendu, stated due to the hike within the worth of petrol, 50 per cent of the quantity he agreed for the job was not sufficient to gasoline his autos for this job.

He famous that it was for this apparent actuality that he demanded that INEC pay him full to allow him purchase sufficient petrol for the job.


NAN experiences that as at 10.30 a.m electoral supplies had been but to reach at some places, together with Central School Nkpor-Agu, Nkpor Ward two all in Idemili North Local Government Area.

Mr Nwachukwu Enekwuwa, agent of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), expressed concern over the delay in arrival of supplies, and referred to as on INEC to kind out the issue earlier than it have an effect on the result of the election.

Two safety personnel from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, who pleaded anonymity, stated they arrived Nkpor ward two as early as 7 a.m however had been but to see any electoral officers for the train.(NAN)