The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmud Yakubu has vowed that the Commission will not be cowed or deterred by undemocratic and retrogressive elements working towards disrupting the 2023 General Election.
He made this known in Abeokuta, during his visit to the Abeokuta South INEC office which was set ablaze early this month.
The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed his disappointment over the spate of attacks on INEC facilities across the country by arsonists.
He noted that “in the last four months, five INEC offices have been attacked but we are not intimidated.
“It will not take more than two days to print more than 65 thousands permanent voter cards damaged by the inferno as I urge the electorate to be calm and have confidence in us,” stated Prof. Yakubu
The Chairman also visited the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland to seek the support of traditional rulers and other Stakeholders’ in ensuring peaceful and successful general election.