Low turnout mars Ebonyi LG poll

Ebonyi governor state Dave Umahi votes

Ebonyi state local government elections Saturday witnessed a low turnout in most polling units.

As of 10:00 am when Blueprint reporter visited Oroke Onuoha ommunity primary school polling unit, Oroke Onuha playground unit, and stadium polling unit 003, both in Ebonyi local government area, it was observed that election materials had arrived and accreditation and voting commenced simultaneously.

The State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) had said that the election would hold in 171 wards of the 13 local government areas of the state.

But Mr. Evan Osuji, the Returning Officer for the stadium unit said the voting could not start early as there were delays from the collation center. He however, expressed hope that the electorate would come out, saying it was too early to judge.

“For now, the process is smooth, we just started and the people will still come out to cast their vote,” he said.

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