INEC Officials Yet To Arrive At Polling Units In Jonathan’s Hometown


Voting is yet to start at the hometown of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otueke, Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa state.

This is due to the delayed arrival of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and election materials.

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Former President Jonathan’s Ward 13, Unit 39, Otazi Playground in Otueke polling unit has the presence of security officials, election observers and voters still awaiting the arrival of electoral officers.

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Card Reader Fails Jonathan, Wife And Mother

jonathanFormer President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife Patience Jonathan and mother experienced hitches at their polling unit in Otueke, Bayelsa State, as the card reader malfunctioned just as it did during the presidential election.

INEC officials at unit 039 ward 13 in Ogbia LGA located exactly opposite his Otueke residence returned with another card reader at about 10am before he was later accredited.

The former President in his reaction, “From my experience today INEC must resolve the card readers before we go into 2019 election because before we went into the presidential elections the machine rejected my card and my wife”.

He also says that his confident that the election will bring forth a governor that will give the state good leadership, good covenant that will take everybody along.