Anambra central re-run ballot information low voters turnout



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Anambra central re-run information low voter turnout

By Francis Onyeukwu

Low voter turnout characterised early voting within the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run election organised by the INEC.

Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited voting centres in Awka South, Awka North, Dunukofia, Njikoka, Idemili North, Idemili South and Anaocha Local Government Areas report that electoral officers have been on the polling models by eight a.m.

At Aroma Junction I&II polling models in Awka South, Miss Edith Igoromi, the INEC electoral officer, informed NAN that 5 individuals have voted as at eight.30 a.m, whereas at ward eight unit three and 4, seven and 10 individuals had voted.

NAN stories that at Aaba city Hall polling unit 005 and 006 each in Dunukofia, voting started at eight a.m with 4 individuals and two respectively voting at each models.

At Akpu in Ukpo additionally in Dunukofia, voting began at eight a.m with the identical low variety of voters recorded.

NAN correspondents, who visited polling unit at Obosi Central School in Idemili North, Enugwu-Uku in Njikoka, polling unit eight situated in Nri Primary in Anaocha additionally report that voting commenced at eight a.m although the turnout was nonetheless low.

NAN stories that in all of the polling models visited; solely the brokers of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have been sighted on the voting centres.

Mr Okonkwo Jisike, APGA agent, informed NAN at Aroma Junction that he was impressed with the peaceable conduct of the train, including “although the turnout is low, the train is occurring peacefully’’.

NAN stories that observers have been but to reach within the voting stations visited whereas there have been spectacular presence of safety in all of the polling models visited. (NAN)