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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Friday said the commission was ready for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Gombe State.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Umar Ibrahim, in a statement made available to Naija News, said the commission had received all sensitive materials for the state and were being distributed.

Ibrahim revealed that the sensitive materials for six out of the 11 Local Government Areas of the state had been sent out, adding that it was doing everything possible to ensure a hitch-free distribution before Saturday morning.

“The situation in Gombe is fine. We received all materials needed and its distribution had commenced. In fact almost six out of the 11 Local Government Areas materials have gone out to the registration areas.

“We are set for tomorrow’s election. All the ballot papers we have received. So far, we don’t have any challenges whatsoever. We are not running behind schedule because we are not late in our distribution.

“The security arrangement is perfect. In each local government, our installations, offices and zonal stores are being manned by security personnel.’’ 

“There is no secrecy in the distribution of the materials. All the political parties’ agents were here and have observed our activities and everything is going on well,” he said.

The sensitive materials were kept for distribution at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Gombe.

However, Journalists were denied access into the premises of the CBN office in the state.

This report comes after Naija News had earlier reported that election materials are yet to arrive Niger state.

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