It is clear on The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC statement reacts and report, ballot papers meant for Kogi Central Senatorial district were being thumb printed at Governor Yahaya Bello’s house.
Reports received on Sunday February 17 emerged that ballot meant for Kogi Central Senatoria district were thumb printed by APC members at the Governor’s house in GRA okene.
By reacting to this statement on its Twitter page, the electoral umpire described the allegation as false.
According to INEC, all sensitive materials are in the Commission’s custody or at the Central Bank of Nigeria’s vaults.
The statement reads, ”INEC’s attention has been drawn to stories that ballot papers have found their way to the hands of politicians who are thumb printing same for their favored party. Specifically, reference has been made to Kogi Central Senatorial District. In addiction to this logistics , questions was asked’ What did Ballot papers is finding at Governor’s house when the election is at the corner.
” He claimed that the is false allegation , as all sensitive materials are in the Commission’s custody or in the Central Bank’s vaults. is unclear that stamps in the ballot papers displayed do not represent any of the official stamps to be used in the forthcoming election.
”It should be noted that only duly stamped and dated ballot papers with the endorsement of the INEC Presiding Officer’s signature are valid and will be counted.”