VIDEO: ‘We Are Ready For Kogi, Bayelsa, Imo Polls’, Say IGP, INEC At People’s Townhall

The stakeholders shared their plans and strategies to ensure safe and credible governorship polls in the three states on November 11, 2023.

Panelists on Channels Television’s People’s Townhall on Election Security for November 11, 2023 off-season governorship polls in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa states held on November 5, 2023


With less than one week to the November 11 off-season governorship elections in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa states, stakeholders, on Sunday, said they are ready to conduct credible and safe polls.

The stakeholders including the police and the electoral umpire spoke on Sunday night at the People’s Townhall on Election Security hosted by Channels Television.

The programme is further supported by Kimpact Development Initiative and the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; the Acting Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mary Nkem, were some of the guests on the programme.

Others were the National Chairman, Inter-Party Advisory Council, Yabagi Sani; the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje; the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure; the National Organising Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Umar Bature.

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