INEC has made an appeal to the good people of Rivers State to in order to embrace the collation of electoral activities that recently begun towards bringing a closure” to the 2019 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made this statement today when they announce the timetable for the schedule of activities towards the resumption of elections in Rivers State.
It was earlier noted that the governorship and state house of assembly electioneering process was suspended on March 10, 2019.
A well organised committee was also sent to the state, where they came up with important tips and recommendations.
Statements signed by Edwin Enabor, who is the Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity of INEC in Rivers State, on Wednesday stated that the process will continue on April 2.
The statement read: “According to the timetable, a stakeholders’ meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 30, while the resumption of collation and announcement of results will hold between April 2 and 5.
“Supplementary elections will be conducted where necessary on April 13, results will be announced between April 13 and 15, while certificates of return will be issued on April 19.
“The identified activities for the conclusion of the process flow from the careful auditing by the Fact-Finding Team set up by the Commission’s headquarters to review the circumstances that led to the suspension of the process.”
INEC expressed its commitment to ensuring that the exercise is free, fair, transparent and credible, just as it appealed to the people of Rivers State to “embrace the resumed electoral activities towards bringing a closure” to the 2019 elections.