Today, Sahara Reporters have revealed what happened in Ihiala the Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Sahara Reporters revealed that the voters at the headquarter of Ihiala Local Government Area are passing through a lot of challenges in the State. In Ihiala LGA, there were is a heavy presence of security personnel to ensure that everything is done in proper ways and monitored.
Recalled that Ihiala is the only local government area where elections did not hold out of the 21 council areas in the state and Charles Soludo one of the Governorship elections candidates has won in 18 Local Government Areas.
The Inspector General Of Police, Usman Baba deployed the security agents, comprising police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the army, and Department of State Services, in their large numbers, to tighten up the security.
According to one of the eyewitnesses, he revealed some of the security operatives requested that voters and passersby to raised their two hands over their heads (a sign of submissiveness which means forcing them to do so).
For me, Elections should be done in free and fairways, I don’ t know why they are forcing voters and treating them abnormally.
The state Commissioner of Police, Echeng Eworo Echeng had said, ” We are not saying there is no fear; fear is everywhere as far as Anambra is concerned. We are sure what we have on ground here: the military, police, DSS, Civil Defence we are capable of handling any situation that comes up” .
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC also revealed that 20 out of the 21 councils have done with the Local government elections and the result is yet to be released.
The INEC Director declared the gubernatorial elections inconclusive due to the poor activities of the collation officers.
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