Because the a lot awaited native authorities elections maintain at present in Bauchi State after over a decade, voters in Alkaleri Native Authorities Space of the state have lamented the late arrival of election supplies within the space.
Journalists masking the elections within the space found that voting is but to kick off in lots of polling items visited, with voters ready anxiously for electoral officers to start voting processes.
A go to to the native authorities election supplies distribution centre revealed that electoral officers have been nonetheless gathering supplies, together with poll papers and containers as of 10am.
A presiding officer at a polling unit at Alkaleri Central Main College, Ukasha Abubakar, instructed journalists that the graduation of the elections is being delayed due to the big dimension of the native authorities space.
This, Abubakar mentioned, made it troublesome for election supplies to achieve all of the polling items in time, including that, “the native authorities is huge and may take very long time earlier than the electoral supplies attain some items.”
He, nonetheless, declared that voting would start in his polling unit as quickly as voters are accredited.