Rivers rerun polls peaceful

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Voters queue at Bera in Rivers rerun poll
Voters queue at Bera Ward in Gokana LG in Rivers rerun poll

By Lizzy Ikuru/Port Harcourt

The Rivers legislative rerun polls have commenced peacefully in the state with a massive turnout of voters in Gokana Local Government Area of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the exercise is  being conducted in the three Senatorial districts for senatorial seats.

The rerun is also held in eight Federal Constituencies for the House of Representatives seats and 10 State Constituencies for state assembly seats.

In Bera Ward 16, Gokana LGA, the turnout was massive while the election materials arrived at 8.30 a.m.

Voting in Bera ward
Voting in Bera ward

NAN also reports that card readers are working well in all the 16 polling units of Bera Ward 16 in local government area visited.

The accreditation and voting started simultaneously at exactly 9.11a.m in all the units of Bera Ward 16.

NAN further reports that all the polling units in the local government were organised in the Community Secondary School, Bera.

The agency reports that voters were coordinated but under the heavy presence of the security operatives.

All Progressives Congress (APC) and All Progressives Grand Alliance agents were seen in each of polling units in the Ward 16.


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