2019: INEC partners religious leaders in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on religious leaders to sensitize their followers on the importance of non-violence election as the commission has concluded arrangements for a credible election.

Ahmad Makama, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Yobe made the plea on Tuesday while having an interactive session with religious leaders in his office in Damaturu.

According to him, inorder to monitor the movement of all election materials, INEC has provided trackers in which all movement of staff and materials would be monitored in their ICT room.

He further urged them to discourage their members from selling their PVCs or report to security agents anyone found selling it.

On the collection of PVCs,  Makama, said “there is no collection by proxy therefore each one who registered should go to his wards for collection”, he said.

The representatives of the both major religious, Christian and Muslims promised to continue teaching their members on the importance of their PVCs and violence free election.

About fifteen religious leaders participated at the interaction meeting.