In spite of late arrival of Electoral Materials and INEC Officials to election venues across Enugu state, the area has witnessed massive turnout of Voters who waited patiently for their turn to perform their civic responsibility.
Unlike past elections, today’s exercise was devoid of voter aparthy and skirmishes across the state as both youths and elderly trooped out en mass to cast their votes.
At ward 11, polling unit 14 , Okpara square Enugu, voters turned out in their huge numbers waiting to cast their votes.
Speaking with newsmen, after casting his vote, the Archbishop of Anglican Church, Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, expressed satisfaction with the massive turnout of voters
He however, urged INEC to improve on its logistics, stressing that the late arrival of materials and poor functionality of BVAS was not functioning properly as expected, saying that it took the INEC officials four hours to cast his vote.
The Cleric who warned against any form of manipulation in the 2023 elections, said Nigeria may go up in flame should the electoral body fail to allow the voters vote to count this time around
“INEC must allow the peoples vote to count
this time around, because any attempt to subvert the Electorate decision may ignite crisis in the country” he stated.
Archbishop Chukwuma, applauded people of South East geo political zone for shunning the no election in South East order by Finnish based Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa.