The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee on Wednesday obtained a complete of 320 Everlasting Voters Playing cards, which have been present in an uncompleted constructing in Bayelsa State.
The PVCs have been dropped at the INEC workplace in Yenagoa by some members of the Nigerian Hunters Forest Safety Service led by the state Commandant, Mr Moses Okanu.
He stated that his males found the PVCs, which have been saved in a bag within the deserted constructing alongside the AIT-Elebele Street, whereas they have been on routine patrol within the bushes from Azikoro village to the Elebele space.
He stated some hoodlums, who have been within the constructing, escaped via the home windows upon sighting members of the safety organisation.
Okanu, whereas handing over the PVCs to the state Administrative Secretary of INEC, Mr Okop Umobong, stated, “We have been capable of penetrate the constructing and we noticed the voters playing cards.
“Realizing totally nicely that is authorities property, and the one authority empowered or approved by legislation to maintain PVCs of their custody is INEC. So, we recovered it and determined to carry it to INEC.”
The state administrative secretary of INEC recommended the safety group for his or her vigilance and determination to return the 320 PVCs to the electoral umpire.
Umobong stated that the playing cards can be subjected to scrutiny by the fee’s info and communication know-how division to establish in the event that they have been cloned playing cards or they belonged to real voters on the INEC database.
He additional stated, “They (ICT division) can even decide whether or not the playing cards are discarded playing cards or from the method of printing; some playing cards can truly be defective from printing.
“They can even examine the circumstances that led to the playing cards being discovered within the place wherein they have been discovered.”
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