Oyogist has learned that the Independent National Electoral Commission has said there’s no going back regarding the November 6th governorship election in Anambra despite security threats by militants, believed to be linked with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu dislcosed this during an emergency meeting in Abuja, comprising of the inter-agency consultative committee on election security (ICCES).“We wish to assure the people of Anambra State that the Commission is determined to proceed with the election as scheduled”, Yakubu said.
“To underscore this determination, the Commission is implementing two more activities on the Timetable for the election in the next few days.
“The register of voters will be presented to political parties in Awka on Thursday 7th October 2021.
“On the same day, the Commission will publish the final list of candidates for the election”.