Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Assembly Elections: Low Turn-out Of Voters Recorded In Imo State

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There is voter apathy in Imo State as residents vote in the ongoing House of Assembly elections in the state.


This is even as the late arrival of the staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission and electoral materials have undermined the integrity of the process.

Our correspondent who is monitoring the exercise observed that prospective voters are dissatisfied with the absence of INEC officials at polling stations.

At booths 008, 009 and 020 in the Ihiagwa Community in the Owerri West Local Government Area of the state, our correspondent saw no INEC staff as some people waited to vote.

READ ALSO: 2023 Election: Sanwo-Olu, Wife Cast Vote At Polling Units

One of the voters, Obinna Unegbu, expressed dissatisfaction that officials of INEC had yet to arrive at his booth 008 and 009 as of 10 am.

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He said he and his people would wait to vote even if it took INEC till 10 pm to show up.

READ ALSO: INEC Denies Issuing ID Card For Security Personnel

At booth 020, a community leader, Emeka Udokporo, said that he was worried that INEC staff had yet to arrive at the station as of 10:3am.

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