Olawale Ibrahim , Lokoja
Kogi State Independent Electoral Commision (KOSIEC ) has restated its commitmment to conduct free , fair and peaceful Local government election on 12, December, 2020.
The Chairman of Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission , Mammam Nda Eri who disclosed while breiefing the news on the state of preparedness of Commmiasion in Lokoja , said the commission will deliver on it responsibility
“Notice is hereby given to all citizens of Kogi State that 2020 Local Government Elections will take place as scheduled on the 12th December, 2020.
“Accreditation and voting ‘shall be done simultaneously and
shall start by 8;00am on the 12th December 2020 and close at 3.00pm on the same day to give room for collation of votes.
“All movements shall be restricted “except for those on essential and Election duties. Businesse’slmarkets/shops shall remain closed within the stipulated Election period,” he added
Eri Explained that voting shall take place at all designated polling stations, noting that loitering shall not be tolerated at Polling zenes. At this juncture, security agencies are requested to maintain adequate security throughout the period.
The State Independent Electoral Commission wishes all a peaceful Election, but shall not hesitate to countermand the polls where security is breached.