L-R: Commssioner of Police, Anambra State, Mr. Echeng E. Echeng and the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu at a meeting in Awka.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has arrived in Akwa, the capital of Anambra State and immediately went into consultation with the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Echeng E. Echeng.
He is currently meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), Anambra State chapter, to discuss the security situation with regard to the governorship election taking place on Saturday 6th November, 2021.
Yakubu and his entourage comprising National Commissioners, members of the Technical Team, Directors and other Directing Staff, earlier arrived at Enugu Airport en route Akwa with Bishop Hassan Kukah, one of the conveners of the National Peace Committee on the same flight.
He is in Awka to discuss final aspects of the Anambra State Governorship Election, scheduled for Saturday 6th November 2021.
He will also on Thursday attend the Peace Accord ceremony, where all the contesting candidates of the 18 Political Parties will commit themselves to peace in writing.