INEC to observe COVID-19 protocols in Ekiti by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured that it conduct the March 20 Ekiti East Constituency 1 state by-election in line with COVID-19 protocols.

Dr Adeniran Tella, the state INEC Resident Electoral (REC) said this on Thursday in Ado Ekiti, he spoke with newsmen.

Tella said the commission work with stakeholders, especially to ensure a peaceful election.

“I have met with the state of Police and all necessary arrangements have been made in that (by-election),’’ he said.

Tella appealed to politicians to educate their supporters on the need to conduct themselves peacefully during the election, adding that INEC had intensified preparations for the election. (NAN)