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INEC begins distribution of sensitive election materials in Lagos



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has commenced the distribution of sensitive election materials to the 20 Local Governments in Lagos State ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections.

The distribution was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Benjamin Hundeyin.

According to Hundeyin, the distribution process is monitored by the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Idowu Owohunwa.

In a related development, the Oyo state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Adeniran Rahmon Tella on Tuesday disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released the cash for the 2023 presidential and national assembly elections.

Tella confirmed this at a press conference with newsmen in the state.

Tella expressed confidence that the Commission will conduct a free and fair election in Oyo State.

According to the REC, a total of 2,305,903 persons are expected to vote in the forthcoming general elections in the state.

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He said the eligible persons will vote in the 6,390 polling units spread across all 33 local government areas of the state.

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Tella noted that a total of 2,305,903 permanent voter cards had been collected, giving the estimate of 2,305,903 voters.