The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kebbi State, Ahmad Mahmud, has said some of the sensitive election materials meant for the Saturday elections in Kebbi State were taken to Kaduna State and those meant for Katsina State were brought to Kebbi.
The REC said this yesterday during his interactions with journalists after inspecting the elections sensitive materials at the Central Bank of Nigeria’s state office in Birnin Kebbi.
He said: “Two of our forms-EC 8D1 and EC 8E1 were mistakenly taken to Kaduna and that of Katsina was brought to Kebbi. We discover it during the inspection and they are already bringing it back to Kebbi.”
The REC also said INEC in Kebbi State had received all the sensitive materials meant for the presidential and national assembly elections and would start distributing them on Wednesday across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.
He also said all Card Readers sent to the state have all been configured.
“I can confirm to you that we have received all the sensitive materials meant for Kebbi State and all the Card Readers have been configured. By tomorrow (Wednesday) we shall start distributing the sensitive materials”