Ahead of Saturday’s governorship Election, the Independent National Electoral Commission in Oyo state has begun the distribution of sensitive election materials across the 33 Local government of the state.
The Distribution began immediately after an inspection was carried out by the Resident Electoral commission of the state Adeniran Tella which was done alongside the Assistant Inspector General of police of Zone 11 command Sikiru Akande and Oyo state commissioner of Police Adebowale Williams.
Addressing newsmen shortly after the inspection at the Central Bank of Nigeria in Ibadan, the Oyo state Resident Electoral Commissioner described the exercise as a tradition usually done in collaboration with security agencies who he said are critical stakeholders in the electoral process.
He assured residents of the state that measures have been put in place by the Electoral body in synergy with security agencies to proactively mitigate against security lapses in the process.
He revealed the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System machines which have been properly configured have been allocated to all the 6,398 polling units across the state