Tue. Sep 28th, 2021

INEC VISIT.

The DG noted that INEC has continued to improve on its performance especially the recently introduced online registration of voters and conversion of voting points to polling units.


He assured that BCA will continue to partner organizations like INEC for the good of the people and thanked the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for giving the required support to the BCA in terms of equipment and convivial working environment.


The FG encouraged the State Resident Electoral Commissioner to set up a hotline where people can get direct response from the INEC.


Earlier, the State Resident Electoral Commissioner Dr. Joseph Iloh said the visit was to thank the BCA for the support the commission has enjoyed from the Corporation and urged Abians who have turned eighteen years to take advantage of the voter registration which commenced yesterday to register and obtain their voter card.


Dr. Iloh disclosed that the Commission has initiated online registration of voters and conversion of voting points to polling units as part of efforts to improve on its services and solicited the support of three media Ngos, organizations and stakeholders to ensure that the voting strength of Abia is raised to three million before 2023 general Elections.


Dr. Iloh maintained that voter card remains the power of the people to choose the candidates of their choice in an election and stressed the need for people to take the exercise serious.


In a vote of thanks the HOD voter Education and Publicity, INEC, Abia State, Mr. Fira Innocent, lauded the Director General and management of the BCA for the warmed reception accorded them.

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