NIGERIA DECIDES: LATE ARRIVAL OF MATERIALS IN POLLING UNITS ACROSS BENDE LGA
Chinwe Ugele, Umuahia.
Almost three hours into the commencement of the presidential and national Assembly elections, INEC materials and officials are yet to arrive Okai Item in Bende Local Government area of Abia state.
At unit 007, ward C in Okai Item, there are no signs of voters in the polling unit.
Bishop Sunday Onuoha, the state chairman of the Peace Accord committee, said the absence of the officials necessitated it.
He assured that the people will be out to vote once they see materials.
However, by 10.33am, the buses conveying the materials and officials were seen moving to the unit.