Story from Beatrice Gondyi, Bauchi
The Bauchi State Independent Electoral Commission (BASIEC) has embarked on a ward to ward sensitisation campaign ahead of the forthcoming LGs’ polls in the state.
This was stated by Honorable Idris Abdullahi Mohammed, Permanent Commissioner, Enlightenment and Publicity of the Commission, in an interview with newsmen in Bauchi on the just concluded state-wide tour conducted by the commission.
He explained that the grassroots sensitisation is to ensure full participation of the electorate during the conduct of the elections.
He said the state-wide tour conducted by the commission was to intimate stakeholders on the preparation and readiness of the electoral body in a bid to conduct a credible local governments elections.
“We have constituted some committees at the Local Government level with the responsibility of sensitizing citizens about the preparation of our commission for the forthcoming elections.”
“Our recent tour to all the twenty Local Government Areas of the state is to interact with critical stakeholders and to sought for their support for hitch-free polls.”
The Permanent Commissioner, therefore, solicited the support, understanding and cooperation of the entire citizens of the state to enable the commission to conduct credible, peaceful and acceptable elections.