Ogun INEC said it is ready for 2015 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Ogun State has said that it has made adequate preparations towards the Continuous Voters Registration Exercise, CVRE, commencing soon nationwide.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the State, Sam Olumekun, gave the assurance after concluding his official working visits to the Registration Areas Centres across the twenty councils in Ogun in preparation for the exercise.
Mr. Olumekun in a statement issued by the commission’s Public Relations Officer, Ronald Dansu, also charged the staff of the commission to be more dedicated to their job and always be punctual. He added that the Commission is strategising in all its activities to conduct a free, fair and better election in 2015.
While receiving the Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ogun State Command, Ebenezer Akinboluwoye, in his Magbon, INEC Office, Mr. Olumekun also sought for the support of security agencies in the state towards the registration exercise.
Mr. Olumekun thanked the civil defence for services rendered during previous exercises. He implored the agency to continue to assist the commission for better elections in the state in 2015.
In his response, Mr. Akinboluwoye, asked INEC to continue briefing the command on developments in its activities. He stated that the NSCDC was battle ready to curb crimes and political thuggery as the 2015 General Elections approached. He also said that the Command was always ready to guide and protect the lives and property of Ogun residents.
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