Voter registration: Bayelsa urges eligible voter turn-out; pledges adequate security
The Bayelsa State Government has called on traditional, community and youth leaders across the state to mobilize their people to participate actively in the ongoing issuance of permanent voter cards and the registration of new and eligible voters.
A statement by chief press secretary to the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, assured that adequate necessary machinery in place to ensure a hitch free exercise across the state.
According to the statement, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Affairs, Chief Fred Agbedi has been mandated to ensure the effective mobilization and coordination of the exercise in the Local Government Areas, while security agencies have been put on red alert to ensure a peaceful exercise.
“The state government warned persons with negative intentions to steer clear, stressing that, those planning to foment trouble in the course of the exercise will be made to face the full weight of the law,” the statement said.