Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City
The Independent National Electoral Commision has commenced evaluation and appraisal of personnel and materials deployed in the just concluded governorship election in Edo state.
According to an official of the Commission who pleaded anonymity, the retrieval of election materials from staff of INEC headquarters in Benin started after election results were announced, adding the Commission has slated a Management meeting for Wednesday (today).
The meeting, he disclosed was at the instance of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sam Olumekun who is billed to arrive from the INEC headquarters on Tuesday (yesterday) evening.
“We are yet to agree on the date for the presentation of certificate of return to the winner of the election, Godwin Obaseki.
“A lot of things would be discussed at the meeting. But of course you know that nobody can call for a meeting without the approval of the REC who is expected to return from Abuja today (Tuesday).
“That meeting is important to us because some decisions would be taken at that meeting. As you can see, we have started retrieval of material, evaluation and appraisal of our activities are very important after the election”, the source further said.