By Cletus Opukeme
Chairman of the Ijaw National Congress (INC) electoral committee Real Admiral W.G Yanga has promised to deliver free, fair and credible election results in tomorrow’s INC election.
Speaking with select accredited journalists Friday in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa state. The ELECO chairman said ‘‘There is no going back this time around on the scheduled date for the election. We will deliver free, fair and credible pol result tomorrow on the leadership of INC that will pilot the affairs of Ijaw nation’’
He also said that the committee had made all necessary security arrangements to ensure that the atmosphere is peaceful and devoid of rancor as materials for the election are now ready.
Yanga further explained that movement of people that are not delegates for the election and people without a role for the election will not be permitted to loiter around the area on the day of election.
He stated that the accreditation of delegates will be done at the Ekeki Peace Park, opposite Government House where some candidates for the election is expected to give manifestoes.
Explaining further that the delegate list emanates from Kingdoms that constitutes the Ijaw National Congress, INC, the various Chapters and Ijaws in Diaspora which according to him is in-line with the INC constitution.
When asked on the total number of delegates expected to vote and number of candidates vying for the different positions, Admiral Yanga revealed that 450 delegates are expected to be accredited to vote for the election while 31 candidates will be seeking to be elected into the various offices.