The governorship election in Anambra State is expected to hold today, with 18 political parties vying for one seat.
Although Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission has notified residents that not all polling units would have voters, the procedure is likely to take place across the 21 Local Government Areas in the state.
The state has a population of 4, 055, 048, but only 2, 525, 471 people have registered to vote in Saturday’ s election, according to the 2006 Census.
The election will be held by following the COVID- 19 protocols, with over 2. 5 million voters anticipated to wear facemasks to their various polling locations.
According to an INEC information sheet. The polls open at 8: 30 a. m. and close at 2: 30 p. m.
There will be two lineups, one inside and one outside the polling unit, you will be called from the outer queue to the voting area.
The outer queue will close at 2: 30 p. m, but if you are already in line, you will be able to vote.
Voters will maintain a distance of two meters from other voters while in your line.
In addition, voters must display their voter cards to election officials anytime they are asked.
As soon as you’ ve cast your vote, get out of the voting area. You may wait to see the votes being counted and the results being announced after the election.
Cell phones or any other equipment that can take images is not allowed in the voting cubicles, according to INEC.
Voters must follow all electoral authorities’ directions and maintain order at all times.
Assaulting any elected official will not be tolerated by INEC, and you may be prosecuted for doing so.
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