The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), on Friday commenced distribution of sensitive materials to respective Local Government Areas in the State ahead of Saturday’s Local Council elections.
Our correspondent reports that the election is slated for Sept. 4 across the 23 Local Government Areas of the State.
Mrs. Saratu Audu-Dikko, Chairman of the commission, displayed the materials in the presence of stakeholders, made up of representatives of political parties and security agents, before distributing same.
She said the idea of displaying the materials was to confirm that they had not been tampered with.
She said that the idea was to demonstrate and confirm that they have not been tempered with.
The chairman said that similar exercise was conducted in respect of the ‘distribution list’ for stakeholders to have an ideas of the number of forms that would be sent to each Local Government Area.
“The entire exercise is to display transparency and instill public confidence,” she said.