Independent National Electoral Commission has admitted that 6,053 ballot papers are missing from the batch, meant for the House of Representatives election in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun state.
Confirming this on Friday, Head of Department of Voters Education and Publicity for INEC in the state Mrs. Adenike Tadese however allayed fears on the development,
She revealed that stakeholders have already been informed and the shortfall will be provided.
The African Democratic Congress in the State had raised the alarm, shortly before INEC has admitted that 6,053 ballot papers were missing.
A release jointly signed by ADC candidate for Yewa North/Imeko-Afon Federal Constituency, Jimoh Aremu Olaifa; ADC chairman in the LG, Kayode Elegbede; and the party’s agent, Ben Ibikunle, the party expressed surprise that the 62,853 ballot papers meant for presidential and senatorial election in the council were completed.