• INEC officials arrive Shettima’s polling unit two hours late

    Inec officials arrive shettimas polling unit two hours late - nigeria newspapers online
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    Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission arrived at polling unit 023, Alhaji Kukawa, Lawan Bukar area of Maiduguri metropolis, at 10:42 am.

    The venue is the polling unit of All Progressives Congress vice presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima.

    The officials who arrived in a grey Toyota Camry 2015 model and a Mercedes C180, are coming two hours after 08:30 am; the time when voting should have begun as the INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced Friday.

    Our correspondent observed that the officials who came in the company of security against set up the polling booth, as the waiting electorate queued for accreditation and voting.

    About an hour earlier, Shettima arrived at the same spot but left soon after discovering that INEC officials were yet to arrive.

    He is billed to return as voting is now in progress.


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