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The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kaduna State, Alhaji Kauguma Abdulahi, has warned residents of the state that there would be no election in any polling unit without card readers.
Also, the State Police Commissioner, Ahmad Abdulrahman warned those who do not any business with voting to stay away from the streets during today’s Governorship and state assembly elections.
The REC and the Police Commissioner stated these at a joint press conference they addressed at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna on Friday.
Abdullahi said all INEC ad-hoc staff are drawn from higher institutions and that they are men of integrity who are equally capable of handling the election processes, assuring that the issue of late arrival of election materials to some polling units and wards have been taken care of.
He also disclosed that 8,012 card readers have been dispatched for the elections.
The REC said: “The card reader is election itself, no card reader, no voting.