As the people of bayelsa and cross river states was unable to vote in February 25th 2023, the The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has rescheduled elections in 141 polling units spread across four registration centres in Yenagoa Local Government Area and some polling units in Cross River State for the next day Sunday, February 26.
This because elections could not hold in the said polling units because the process was disrupted as said by inec but allegedly, they were talks that eligible voters in the state capital and affected units was affected as there were shortage of ballot papers and the non-availability of INEC staff in the units.
“The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, wish to inform the good people of Bayelsa State especially the voters and stakeholders of Yenagoa Local Government Area the conduct of elections in registration areas: Epie 1(47 units), Epie 2 (64 units), Gbarain II(17 units), and Okordia (13 units).
“Elections could not hold on 25th February 2023, as earlier scheduled because the process was disrupted. The Commissioner has rescheduled the elections for 26th February 2023. The voting time is from 10 am to 4 pm. All eligible voters, party agents, observers, media, and other stakeholders should take note and participate in the exercise. (Cont’d on next slide)