The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC says all is now set for this Saturday’s June 16, local government election in 23 LGAs of the State
RSIEC’s Director of Public Affairs, Sarah Hope Menney-Agbare gave this indication in an interview with a representative of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, in her office in Port Harcourt.
Sarah Hope Menney-Agbare disclosed that sensitive materials for the election would be released by 12 midnight on Friday ahead of the Saturday’s scheduled election.
She noted that non sensitive materials meant for the core riverine areas and other places accessible by roads were distributed on Thursday and Friday respectively.
The Director of Public Affairs in RSIEC also decried a situation where some persons refused to adapt to innovations initiated by RSIEC for the smooth conduct of the election but insist on things being done the traditional methods. “It’s a challenge”, she noted.
She however affirmed that the restriction of movement order between the hours of 6:00am & 4:00pm June 16 is still in force. She urged every one to comply with the order to avoid embarrassment.