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  • Anambra Election: APGA chairman, predecessor, candidate, unhappy over governorship poll

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Oye has expressed concerns over the governorship poll going on in the state.

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Oye while voting at Amawbia Ward 3, Polling Unit 003 in Awka South LGA, expressed dissatisfaction over the malfunctioning of the BIVAS machine.

He said, “With the massive turnout of voters at the polling unit, I’m afraid that many eligible voters might be disenfranchised.”

Similarly, a former chairman of the party, Chief Victor Oye, while voting at his Aguluizigbo Ward accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of being in ‘partnership with APC to rig the Anambra gubernatorial election.’

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Voters at Isuofia Ward 13, polling unit 002 have protested against the malfunctioning of INEC card reader deployed to the unit.

A news correspondent report that no single voter has been accreditated to vote at the unit since morning.

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo is yet to vote because of the non-working of the card reader machine.

At Isuofia polling unit 001, voting was reported to have commenced at about 9:21 am but at about 10:30 am when our correspondent got to the Centre only about 15 voters have cast their ballots.

At Isuofia polling unit 005, voters equally lament that since INEC polling officials started by 9:12 am only 20 voters were able to cast their ballots as of 11:00 am dot when our correspondent visited the polling unit.


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A visually-impaired old man told our correspondent that he was dissatisfied that despite INEC promises for being ready for this election what is happening at the polling unit, unfortunately, is to the contrary.

The man who gave his name as Mr. Udoka Okafor, said, “I have been here since 9:30 am but I have not been able to cast my vote. The INEC voting machine couldn’t read my fingerprint but I must exercise my franchise.” The Punch.

Hammed Zubair


posted 2021-11-06 13:02:59

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